Let it snow, Joburg residents say

2011-08-15 15:23

The snowfall in Johannesburg, which made at least one resident’s winter, is not expected to recur.

“I am so excited about the snow. In fact, it made my winter,” Sanele Mzimela (21) of Ormonde, south of Johannesburg, said.

City Press found brother and sister Thabang (12) and Nthati (6) Leloka playing in the snow in Meredale, south of Johannesburg, this afternoon. While Nthati threw snow balls at her brother and said the snow made her happy, Thabang was not impressed. “I’m [angry about] the snow because I’m freezing cold and I have asthma. This is not nice for me,” he said.
According to South African Weather Service forecaster Jan Vermeulen, Gauteng residents should brace themselves for very cold conditions until Wednesday. However, snowfall is not expected tomorrow.

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