SA Weather Service warns of high fire danger

2015-10-09 22:29

The South African Weather Service on Friday issued a warning for high temperatures which may result in fires this weekend.

Severe weather warning for West Coast, environs

2015-02-16 17:34

People living on the West Coast and parts of the Northern Cape should brace themselves for extremely hot and humid weather.

MPs pass weather bill

2013-11-12 22:17

MPs have approved changes to the law governing weather forecasting.

More wet weather for Western Cape

2013-05-27 10:07

The SA Weather Service has warned that the heavy rain that fell in the Western Cape over the weekend was a precursor for more cold and wet weather in the week.

More wet, cold weather expected

2012-09-07 11:13

More rainfall and cold weather is expected in parts of the country, the SA Weather Service says.

More rain, flooding forecast for SA

2012-09-06 12:42

More rain and thunderstorms are expected in the central parts of the country, with possible flooding in KZN and Mpumalanga, the SA Weather Service says.

Rescue ops continue in icy weather

2012-08-08 17:52

Rescue operations are continuing after countrywide rains and snowfall left a toddler dead and a paramedic missing.

Cold front set to bring wintry weather

2012-05-16 12:12

South Africans have been warned to expect some seriously cold weather over the weekend, as a cold front brings the first real winter weather of the year.

Irina set to head back to SA

2012-03-05 13:01

Weather forecasters say tropical storm Irina is hovering over the Indian Ocean and will track back towards the country during the middle of the week.

KZN cyclone: Disaster teams on standby

2012-03-02 20:02

Disaster management teams are on standby for a tropical cyclone expected to hit the Northern Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, a municipal official says.


SA to experience rare moon double treat

2015-09-27 17:51

South Africa is to experience the rare double treat of a larger full moon, also known as a super moon, and lunar eclipse in the early hours of Monday.

Heavy rains expected for Eastern Cape

2014-04-25 13:52

A major warning has been given by the South African Weather Service for the Eastern Cape; heavy rains are expected, especially near the coast.

Don't trust tweet, mail weather warnings

2013-09-11 23:17

The SA Weather Service has cautioned the public not to rely on unsourced weather warnings on social networks.

Wet and cool weather for most of SA

2013-04-02 09:05

Cool, wet weather has hit large parts of South Africa, a sure sign that autumn has arrived.

First seasonal rains cause havoc

2012-09-06 15:58

The first seasonal rains have led to flooding and road closures across South Africa, authorities say.

Cold front to bring more snow, rain

2012-08-11 22:41

The cold front which brought flooding to Cape Town will spread to the rest of the country, bringing snow, rough seas and heavy rainfall, forecasters say.

Snow warning for Western, Eastern Cape

2012-06-08 09:27

Forecasters at the SA Weather Service have warned residents of the Western and Eastern Cape to prepare for a weekend of heavy rain and even snow.

Uncertainty on Irina hitting SA again

2012-03-06 12:00

The SA Weather Service says it is not sure whether tropical storm Irina will return to the South African coast this weekend or move away from the coast.

KZN cyclone threat 'not as extreme'

2012-03-03 22:49

The Weather Service says tropical cyclone Irina, which was expected to hit the northern coast of KwaZulu-Natal this weekend, will not be as extreme as initially predicted.

Tropical cyclone heading for KZN

2012-03-02 14:44

Tropical cyclone Irina is expected to hit the northern coast of KwaZulu-Natal over the next two to three days, dumping an "extreme" amount of rain, weather forecasters have warned.

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