Snow falls in SA

2014-08-29 13:10
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Unbelievable! Pics of heavy snowfall in SA

Snow Report SA has posted the following on its Facebook Page and weather alerts indicate that extreme cold conditions will continue to grip parts of South Africa - putting the freeze on Spring for a little while longer.

Johannesburg - Snow fell in many parts of the country on Friday, the South African Weather Service said.

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"Snow started to fall yesterday [Thursday] evening in parts of the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, southern Lesotho, as well as in the Drakensberg mountains in KwaZulu-Natal," forecaster Bransby Bulo said.

Snowfall could also be expected in the southern part of the Free State, Lesotho, and the western high ground of KwaZulu-Natal on Friday.

Snowfalls were expected to stop by Saturday, except in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape, where there was a small chance of snowfall on Saturday morning, said Bulo.

Temperatures throughout the country were expected to increase by Saturday.

"Gauteng will see a two-degree increase by Saturday," he said.

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