More high temperatures for city

2011-03-07 00:00

THE high temperatures experienced in Pietermaritzburg, which have been in the mid-thirties for a few days in a row, are expected to continue until tomorrow.

The temperature peaked at 36ºC yesterday, following 31ºC on Saturday and 35ºC on Friday. A high of 33ºC is predicted for today, and 36ºC again tomorrow, with no rain predicted.

The city has not had significant rain since February 26. The rainfall total for February measured on the drier side of town was just 9,6 mm.

Despite a number of races in and around Pietermaritzburg, paramedics said they were not called out any cases of heat stroke. — WR.

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