Weather: Friday 15 November

By Kirstin Buick
14 November 2013

Your countrywide weather forecast for Friday November 15.

Forecast

WATCHES: 1. Severe thunderstorms are possible over the eastern highveld and escarpment of Mpumalanga, southern and eastern Free State, Kwazulu Natal interior and the north and eastern parts of the Eastern Cape. 2. Heavy rain leading to flash flooding is expected in places over the southern parts of the West Coast District, western parts of the central Karoo, Cape Metropole, Cape Winelands and Eden Districts tomorrow into Saturday. 3. A gale force easterly to south-easterly wind of 65km/h is expected in places along the coast between Cape Point and Cape Agulhas Tomorrow evening. SPECIAL WEATHER ADVISORIES: 1. A heat wave with persistently high temperatures is expected over the lowveld and western bushveld of Limpopo Province, extreme eastern part of the North-West Province, and Gauteng Province until Friday. 2. Extremely hot temperatures are expected in places over Limpopo Lowveld and Valley. 3. Hot and humid weather will result in extremely uncomfortable conditions over the lowveld of Mpumalanga and Limpopo, Limpopo Valley and the western Bushveld. 4. An intense cut-off low pressure system is expected over the southern and eastern parts of the Eastern Cape. The public are advised that heavy rain and localised flooding can be expected Friday evening into Saturday. GAUTENG: Partly cloudy and hot with isolated afternoon thundershowers. The expected UVB index: Extreme. MPUMALANGA: Very hot in the lowveld, otherwise partly cloudy and warm to hot with scattered showers and thundershowers in the southern highveld but isolated elsewhere except in the extreme north and north-east. LIMPOPO: Extremely hot in the western bushveld and Limpopo valley, otherwise partly cloudy and hot to very hot. NORTHWEST PROVINCE: Cloudy and warm in the west with scattered thundershowers but partly cloudy and hot in the east with isolated thundershowers. FREE STATE: Cloudy and warm with scattered thundershowers. It will be cool in places to the south. NORTHERN CAPE: Cloudy in the extreme east and south with scattered thundershowers, otherwise partly cloudy and warm but cool in the south with isolated thundershowers in places. The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh south-westerly. WESTERN CAPE: Cloudy and cool with isolated to scattered showers and thundershowers but widespread in the south. The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong south-easterly, reaching gale force between Table Bay and Cape Agulhas.Expected UVB Index: Very high. WESTERN HALF OF THE EASTERN CAPE: Cloudy and cool but warm in the interior with scattered thundershowers but widespread in the south. The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong south-easterly. EASTERN HALF OF THE EASTERN CAPE: Cloudy and cool with widespread showers and thundershowers. The wind along the coast will be moderate easterly to south-easterly. KWAZULU-NATAL:

Cloudy and cool but warm in the north, with scattered showers and thundershowers but widespread in the south.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh south westerly.

Expected UVB index: Extreme.

Temperatures:

Alexander Bay........15 20

Beaufort West........15 23

Bethlehem............11 26

Bloemfontein.........17 28

Calvinia.............08 22

Cape Town............14 21

Cradock..............13 25

De Aar...............15 26

Durban...............20 23

East London..........16 23

Emalahleni...........14 33

Ermelo...............14 29

George...............15 21

Graaff-Reinet........14 25

Grahamstown..........14 23

Johannesburg.........15 31

Keetmanshoop.........13 30

Kimberley............16 27

King Williams Town...15 21

Klerksdorp...........17 34

Ladysmith............19 25

Lephalale............23 39

Mafikeng.............20 34

Mokopane.............19 36

Musina...............21 40

Nelspruit............19 35

Oudtshoorn...........15 27

Phalaborwa...........21 39

Pietermaritzburg.....17 21

Polokwane............18 35

Port Elizabeth.......17 23

Port St Johns........17 23

Potchefstroom........17 29

Pretoria.............18 34

Queenstown...........14 23

Richard's Bay........21 26

Riversdale...........15 23

Rustenburg...........20 35

Skukuza..............22 39

Springbok............09 17

Standerton...........14 33

Sutherland...........06 19

Tzaneen..............17 37

Umtata...............16 23

Upington.............17 28

Vereeniging..........17 32

Vredendal............14 23

Vryburg..............17 29

Walvis Bay...........12 26

Welkom...............16 27

Windhoek.............16 32

Worcester............14 24

-SAPA

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