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Thunderstorm watch issued for eastern interior of SA

The SA Weather Service (SAWS) issued a watch for thunderstorms over the eastern interior of South Africa on Wednesday 29 November. A high fire conditions warning has also been issued, and scattered rain is expected in the areas surrounding the thunderstorm region. Severe thunderstorms SAWS has warned that residents should...
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Fire danger in the west with rain in north-eastern, central parts of SA

High fire conditions are expected in the west with hot temperatures, with cooler conditions in the northeast including rain on Monday 27 November. High fire danger conditions Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in places over the extreme western and northwestern parts of Northern Cape, as well as the...
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Severe thunderstorms and fire warning for northern central parts of SA

The weekend kicks off with a fire warning and a severe thunderstorm watch for the northern central parts of South Africa on Friday 24 November. Rain is also expected in the central, southeastern and eastern parts of the country following the thunderstorms. Alerts The SA Weather Service warns that extremely...
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Fire warnings and severe thunderstorms in parts of SA

South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued an alert for Thursday, 23 November, stating that fire danger conditions and severe thunderstorms can be expected in parts of SA. Alerts SAWS warns that extremely high fire danger conditions can be expected on Thursday over the extreme north-eastern parts of the Northern...
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Cool in the south, hot in the north

Cool temperatures will hit southern parts of the country on Wednesday 22 November, with warmer temperatures in the northern provinces. No weather alerts have been issued by the SA Weather Service for Wednesday. Scattered showers 60% chance of rain is expected over the whole of KZN, as the cold front...
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Temperatures plummet across most of SA

An unseasonal cold snap hits full force in SA on Thursday, 16 November, with temperatures dropping as low as -2°C in parts. South African Weather Service (SAWS) advises all to brace for extreme weather conditions and says that livestock farmers in Eastern Cape and KZN must take precautions as low...
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