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Severe thunderstorms and rain for the Eastern and Western Cape as Limpopo sizzles

With snow and severe thunderstorms expected in parts of SA, it is safe to say that we might be back in winter.  The South African Weather Service has issued a warning for possible severe thunderstorms in the southern parts of the Eastern Cape, including Port Elizabeth and much-needed rain in...
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Severe thunderstorm alert

The week will kick off on Monday 16 October with rain in the southern provinces and a fire warning for the northern provinces, including a severe thunderstorm alert. SAWS issued a watch for possible severe thunderstorms in the southern parts of the Eastern Cape, including Port Elizabeth and East London....
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Fire warning in the west and rain in the east

A fire warning has been issued for the northwestern parts of SA on Friday 13 October, and 30% chance rain expected for the extreme eastern parts. Isolated showers are expected from East London through to most of KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland, the eastern parts of Mpumalanga and Limpopo. Nelspruit should expect a...
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Cold front will hit Eastern Cape with isolated showers on SA coast

A light cold front will hit the the Eastern Cape east of East London on Thursday 12 October, with isolated showers on the SA coastline from Hermanus to Mozambique. The isolated showers will hit the South Coast in the Western Cape in the morning, Eastern Cape coast in the afternoon...
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Heavy rain in eastern parts of SA and snow in Drakensberg

Tuesday 10 October sees heavy rain for Eastern Cape, KZN and Mpumalanga, as well as snow on Drakensberg in the Eastern Cape due to an intense cut-off low system. Very cold conditions will spread from Eastern Cape and Northern Cape to south-western high lying areas of KZN on Tuesday. Rain...
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Be prepared for adverse weather conditions' across SA

The week begins with numerous advisories from South African Weather Service (SAWS) warning people to "be prepared for adverse weather conditions" expected across the country on Monday, 9 October. According to SAWS, an intense cut-off low system is expected to affect the eastern parts of the Western Cape, south-eastern Northern...
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