Snow expected in Eastern Cape, heavy rain forecast for KZN

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 Snow is expected over parts of the Eastern Cape on Tuesday, with the South African Weather Service also predicting heavy rain for KwaZulu-Natal.

Impact-based warnings 

1. Yellow level 3 warning for disruptive rain, leading to flooding, is expected over the extreme eastern parts of the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.

2. Yellow level 1 warning for snow over the southern Drakensberg from early morning, resulting in icy roads and loss of vulnerable livestock and crops.

The weather in your province

Gauteng will be partly cloudy and cool, but warm in the north, with afternoon isolated showers and thundershowers.

The expected UVB sunburn index is very high.

Mpumalanga can expect morning fog over the escarpment, otherwise cloudy and cool, but warm over the lowveld.

Isolated showers and thundershowers are possible in places.

There will be morning fog over the escarpment in Limpopo, otherwise partly cloudy and warm.

 

The North West will be fine and warm, but partly cloudy, with isolated showers and thundershowers in the east.

The Free State will be partly cloudy and cool, with isolated showers and thundershowers over the central and the northern parts, but scattered in the east, where it will be cold.

The Northern Cape will be fine and cool, but partly cloudy in the south.

The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong southerly to south-easterly.

In the Western Cape, it will be cold in places, otherwise fine and cool, but partly cloudy in the east.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh south-easterly, but light easterly along the south coast, becoming moderate by the evening.

The expected UVB sunburn index is high.

The western half of the Eastern Cape will be cloudy and cold, but cool along the coast and adjacent interior. 

Isolated showers and rain are expected, but scattered in the east.

The wind along the coast will be light easterly.

The eastern half of the Eastern Cape will be cloudy and cold to very cold, with widespread showers. 

Light to moderate snowfalls expected over the southern Drakensberg from early morning.

The wind along the coast will be light south-easterly, becoming north-easterly from late afternoon.

KwaZulu-Natal will be cloudy and cold, but cool in the north-east.

Widespread showers and thundershowers are expected.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh southerly to south-easterly.