Warm to hot conditions with Upington hitting 37°

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Warm conditions are expected to continue on Friday, according to the South African Weather Service, with Upington reaching a high of 37°C.

Fire danger warning

Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the Northern Cape (except in the extreme west), Central and Little Karoo districts of the Western Cape, as well as the Sarah Baartman, Chris Hani, Walter Sisulu and Raymond Mhlaba municipalities of the Eastern Cape.

The weather in your province

In Gauteng, it will be partly cloudy in the morning, otherwise fine and cool, but warm in the north.

The expected UVB sunburn index is extreme.

Mpumalanga will be cloudy in places at first, with early morning drizzle along the escarpment, otherwise fine and cool, but remaining partly cloudy in the east.

It will be warm in places in the lowveld.

Limpopo will be partly cloudy in places in the morning, otherwise fine and cool to warm, but cloudy along the escarpment, with morning drizzle.

The North West will be partly cloudy in the morning, otherwise fine and warm.

In the Free State, it will be partly cloudy in the east in the morning, otherwise fine and warm.

The Northern Cape will be cool along the coast, where it will be cloudy, otherwise fine and warm to hot, with high-level clouds.

The wind along the coast will be light to moderate easterly to south-easterly, becoming fresh northerly to north-westerly mid-morning.

The Western Cape will be cloudy along the west coast and over the Cape Metropole in the morning, and along the south coast by the evening, otherwise fine and cool to warm, but hot in the eastern interior.

It will be partly cloudy in the extreme west from the afternoon.

The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong northerly to north-westerly, but moderate to fresh westerly to south-westerly along the south coast, becoming light easterly in the evening.

The expected UVB sunburn index is high.

The western half of the Eastern Cape will be fine and warm to hot.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh easterly to north-easterly, becoming light to moderate westerly in the afternoon.

The eastern half of the Eastern Cape will be cloudy, with fog patches south of the escarpment at first, otherwise fine and warm, but hot in the south-west.

The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong easterly to north-easterly, reaching near gale in places during the morning.

KwaZulu-Natal will be partly cloudy in the morning, with morning fog over the interior, otherwise fine and cool, but warm in the east.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh easterly to north-easterly, becoming strong from the south by afternoon.