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Heavy rainfall expected over Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal

The South African Weather Service has issued a yellow level 2 warning for disruptive rain expected in parts of the eastern areas of the Eastern Cape and the extreme southern KwaZulu-Natal.  The weather in your province:  Partly cloudy and warm conditions are expected in Gauteng, with isolated thundershowers from the afternoon....

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SA in no imminent danger from cyclone Batsirai

SA is in no immediate danger from Batsirai, a tropical cyclone now affecting the southern Indian Ocean. Batsirai is the second significant named system of the 2021/2022 season. The first, Ana, made landfall last week and killed at least 86 people across southern and eastern Africa. Recovery operations are ongoing. The...

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Thunderstorms and strong winds expected for Friday

It will be a cool end to the week, with strong winds expected along the south coast and severe thunderstorms in the north, according to the South African Weather Service. The following impact-based warnings have been issued: - Yellow level 2 warning for wind resulting in difficulty in navigation at sea...

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Thunderstorms, hail and damaging winds for parts of the country

The South African Weather Service has issued a yellow level 4 warning for severe thunderstorms resulting in heavy downpours, possible hail, strong, damaging winds and excessive lightning over the central and eastern parts of the Eastern Cape. It also issued a yellow level 4 warning for severe thunderstorms resulting in heavy downpours,...

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Rain across the country on Thursday

The South African Weather Service issued a yellow level 2 warning for disruptive rainfall caused by slow moving thunderstorms, which could lead to flooding of susceptible formal/informal settlements or roads and low-lying areas, with bridges and major roads affected. It could result in increased travel times and difficult driving conditions on...

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