First snow falls in Western Cape

2012-04-11 09:13
Cape Town - Snow fell on the Matroosberg Mountains near Ceres in the Western Cape during a snap of cold weather over the Easter Weekend.

Eyewitness News reported that it was the earliest snowfall in three years, and that locals are expecting a lot of snow this year.

The snow is believed to signal the start of winter.

Mountain peaks in the Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve were apparently white with snow.

A spokesperson said people had come out to see the snow on Monday and had not been disappointed.

- Were you there, or did you experience snow elsewhere? Send us your photos.
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