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Flood warning as 100% rain expected to hit Eastern Cape and KZN

An unseasonal cold snap has hit the country and South African Weather Service (SAWS) advises all to brace for extreme weather conditions until Thursday, 16 November. Heavy rainfall, flooding, snow and gale force winds can be expected. Everyone is urged to check weather updates and heed any emergency broadcasts from...
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Cold snap bringing rain and snow hits SA this week

SA Weather Service (SAWS) warns of unseasonal cold weather across the country starting on Tuesday, 14 November. SAWS advises livestock farmers in Eastern Cape and KZN to take early precautions against single digit temperatures on Thursday, especially high-lying areas. Snow is also expected in four provinces according to Snow Report...
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Fire warnings continue as temperatures rise across SA

High fire danger conditions are expected in western and central parts of SA on Monday, 13 November, as temperatures rise across the country. Fire danger conditions South African Weather Service (SAWS) warns that extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over central and eastern parts of Northern Cape, extreme western...
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Eastern parts of Free State will be hit by thunderstorm, hail

Thursday 9 November will see a thunderstorm with hail and wind hitting eastern parts of Free State. There will be isolated showers and thundershowers from the north to the eastern and southern parts of the country, but scattered in places over the eastern interior. The SA Weather Service (SAWS) has...
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Dry Cape braces for gale force winds

Most of South Africa can prepare for a dry and hot day, as the SA Weather Service has warned that parts of the Western Cape should brace for gale force winds of between 65- 80km/h. Fire hazardous conditions Conditions are expected to be particularly strong for the Cape Columbine and...
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Fire warning for central SA, gale force winds in the Cape

The week on Monday 6 November starts off with warm temperatures throughout most of the country and isolated showers in the South and Wild Coast, northern provinces and most of KZN. High fire danger conditions alert and a gale force wind watch has been issued by the SA Weather Service....
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