WATCH: 5 things that are challenging in Cape Town wind!

Gale-force south-easterly winds (affectionately termed the 'Cape Doctor') are a regular occurrence in Cape Town during the summer months, yet still seem to catch Capetonians off guard. SO how strong is the Cape Doctor? Watch and find out!

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Storm batters Europe

2017-01-14 21:16

Dutch water management authorities have closed several locks to prevent flooding as a high tide, co-inciding with a storm over the North Sea, batters Europe.

Eastern Cape storm damage estimated at millions

2017-01-13 17:41

The OR Tambo District Municipality is still counting the cost of damage caused by gale force winds and torrential rain two weeks ago, with estimates running into the hundreds of millions.

Don't blame the weather for your achy joints

2017-01-11 15:42

A recent Australian study suggests that the role of the weather in knee and back pain is highly insignificant.

WATCH: Floods sweep vehicle off bridge in Zimbabwe

2017-01-10 12:36

A video of a Toyota Land Cruiser being swept away by floods while attempting to cross a bridge in Zimbabwe has gone viral on social media.

Deaths, travel chaos in Europe cold snap

2017-01-09 20:27

A cold snap gripping Europe has killed 10 more people in Poland, stranded thousands in snow-covered Turkey and brought fresh misery for both migrants and the homeless.

Sanco warns: 3 more months of rain is coming

2017-01-08 21:01

Be safe – three more months of summer rain is being predicted, the South African National Civic Organisation has warned.

Bodies of teen and rescue worker swept away in flood recovered

2017-01-08 17:44

The NSRI says the bodies of a teenage girl who was swept away by a river in flood and her would-be rescuer have been recovered.

WATCH: Teenage girl swept away by river in flood

2017-01-07 21:43

A teenage girl and a search and rescue technician are missing and presumed drowned after being swept away by a river in flood on Saturday morning.

Our people will weather the storm - Mbalula

2017-01-07 16:21

The ANC remains in high spirits and says it still expects capacity crowds at its 105th birthday celebrations at Orlando stadium, despite predictions of rain.


Can weather cause headaches?

2017-01-16 09:04

Most of us know that some foods, lifestyle choices and even exercise can lead to migraines and headaches. But, few of us realise that the weather can also trigger headaches.

Storm damage hits northern Europe

2017-01-13 21:21

Flood, tidal surge, snow and wind damage has swept across UK, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany and Poland.

Violent storms in France block train, cause injuries

2017-01-13 15:50

Violent overnight storms have hit northern France injuring scores and leaving 200 000 homes without electricity.

Danube shipping halted, smog chokes Poland

2017-01-10 17:40

Officials have suspended shipping along the River Danube, Europe's second-longest waterway as a polar spell continues to grip the region, causing hardship and deaths.

US East Coast freezing, west wet

2017-01-09 20:31

As the East Coast waits to thaw out from a weekend icy mess, another storm is bringing rain and the potential of the worst flooding in more than a decade to the West Coast.

2016 hottest year in New Zealand

2017-01-09 18:30

Unusually warm winds and seas helped make last year the hottest ever recorded in New Zealand.

Thousands evacuated as storm hits Philippines

2017-01-08 20:01

About 6 000 people have been evacuated from their homes as a tropical storm hit the southern Philippines, raising the risk of floods and landslides.

Snow pounds parts of US East Coast

2017-01-08 12:25

Snow and sleet is pounding a large swathe of the US East Coast, coating roads with ice and causing hundreds of crashes.

At least 20 die in cold snap across Europe

2017-01-07 18:25

A cold wave across Europe has left at least 20 people dead, including several homeless and migrants, with the frigid temperatures expected to continue.

Winter digs in across Central and Eastern Europe

2017-01-07 16:17

Snow storms and blizzards have caused travel chaos across Italy, the Balkans and much of Turkey and reports are the icy weather will continue.

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