Snow falls in Ceres

2012-06-10 08:44
A woman holding an umbrella walks down stairs on roads covered in snow in the 19th district in Paris, France. (Peter Dejong, AP)

A woman holding an umbrella walks down stairs on roads covered in snow in the 19th district in Paris, France. (Peter Dejong, AP)

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Cape Town – There have been reports of snow in the Western Cape.

Users on Twitter reported seeing snow on Matroosberg and other mountains around Ceres on Saturday.

Ceres is about 150km from Cape Town and is the gateway to the Cedarberg Mountains.

A cold front arrived in the Western Cape before the weekend and warnings of very cold conditions were issued.

Weather forecasters predicted snow would fall in the higher-lying regions of the Eastern Cape, Lesotho and the Free State.

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