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Warm to hot day for most of SA

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Temperatures are expected to be warm in the east, with hot to very hot conditions over the west of the country on Tuesday. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the central and eastern parts of the Northern Cape and the north-eastern parts of the Central Karoo of the...
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Heavy rain, flooding predicted for the north of SA

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Severe thunderstorms resulting in heavy downpours and leading to localised flooding are expected in the northern parts of South Africa on Thursday. These include the north-eastern parts of Mpumalanga and the eastern parts of Limpopo, as well as the extreme north-eastern parts of the Northern Cape, according to the South...
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Heavy rain across parts of the central interior of SA

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Severe rain is expected across parts of four provinces in South Africa's central interior on Tuesday. Severe thunderstorms are expected in the western Free State, the extreme north-eastern parts of the Northern Cape, the south-western parts of KwaZulu-Natal and the north-eastern interior of the Eastern Cape. The temperature along the...
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Monday's weather: Cloudy conditions expected in most parts of South Africa

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The SA Weather Service has warned of severe thunderstorms with heavy downpours leading to localised flooding expected over the north-eastern interior of the Eastern Cape, the eastern parts of the Free State, south-eastern parts of the Northern Cape, over KwaZulu-Natal as well as over south-eastern Mpumalanga. The weather in your...
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Friday's weather: Severe thunderstorms, and another day of extremely high fire danger conditions

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Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the southern parts of the Northern Cape, extreme south-western parts of the Free State, the north-western parts of the Eastern Cape, and the Central Karoo district of the Western Cape. The South African Weather Service has also issued a watch for severe...
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Melting Ice Sheets Could Worsen Extreme Weather

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Polar melt could have more complicated climate impacts than previously thought. Billions of tonnes of meltwater flowing into the world's oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost extreme weather and destabilise regional climate in a matter of decades, researchers said. The melting ice giants, especially the one...
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