Heatwave warning for parts of SA

2013-01-24 08:32
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Pretoria - The SA Weather office has warned that a heatwave will hit Gauteng, the western Bushveld in Limpopo, the Northern Cape and north-eastern parts of the North West on Thursday.

Temperatures would drop back to normal again on Friday, reported Beeld.

Extremely humid conditions were expected in eastern KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape.

In Pietermaritzburg and Upington, temperatures on Thursday were expected to rise to 40°C.

Pretoria and Mthatha could expect highs of 35°C, Johannesburg could get hit 32°C and in Durban the temperature was forecast for a maximum of 34°C.

More heavy rain could also be expected over the next three months for large parts of the country.

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