Readers' snow photos

2008-09-22 00:00

Photos from the weekend of 20 and 21 September in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands. Do you have photos? E-mail

Shanna Dixon sent in these photos taken from Underberg, Himeville and Bulwer.


Fatima P Aboobaker sent these photos in of her five-year-old son Ismail and his cousin Mishka (8), who were so fascinated with the snow in Nottingham Road.

Trudy Cadman sent in these photos of her family's weekend in the snow: "Fabulous! Dargle area, about 50cm fell over a 24 hour period. Thankfully the electricity never failed (amazing)! And we were all cosy."

Video: Jonathan playing mole in the snow.

Cathy Hannah submitted these photos: "Frosty followed us - the kids were so enthralled with this mobile snowman with bottle, clothing and all, on the bonnet of this car they took the photo out of our rear window."


Angela Strydom's Dachshund, whose short legs could not reach the ground in the snow. (It')s no fun for a sausage.



Pravesh and Rouel Singh enjoying the day at Nottingham Road.


Anand (pictured left) said his son Shivaan Gounden (right) was so overjoyed with his first sighting of snow that he wanted to make sure it is snow. 


Claire Buys took these photos outside the Linga Lapa on the Nottingham Rd turn off.


Tara and Kelly Martin recently moved down from Zimbabwe and submitted these photos when they saw snow for the first time. "This weekend was magical, it was a dream come true, one of the best days of me and my sisters lives... please could you put this pic in your excelent newspaper."


Neosha Gunpath playing in the snow near Underberg on Sunday.


Michelle Fisher submitted these photos of her husband Dave and their kids who drove from Mkuze to see the snow in Curry’s Post.



Heavy Snow blanketed much of the KZN Midlands over the weekend, with temperatures reaching chilling proportions, this however did not deter the many folks who drove from as far a Richards Bay to have fun in the snow.

Photos by Niran Mansingh.

Ian Thomson took these photos in Nottingham Road on Saturday afternoon with his cellphone.

Shanna Dixon sent in these photos from Nottingham Road, Boston and Bulwer.

Scott Thomson and Penny Uppink and the claiming to build the biggest snowman of the weekend - taken just a few km outside Mpophomeni.

Marlon George took these photos at Currys Post on Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately about 50 sheep were frozen to death. There were a few desperate attempts to rescue the other sheep.

Sharon Cooper submitted these photos.

Kevin Tyrer took these photos on Saturday.

Melindé Nebbe sent in these photos of her two girls Deidré and Angela.


Reshma Maharaj sent in these photos:

Granny Maya builds the snow man with Riddhi and Vayur.

Her son Vayur attempting very hard to push the snow ball to make the snow mans body

Her daughter Riddhi having fun hugging her snowman.

The children, Merishka, Riddhi & Vayur having a grab at the snowman.


Rene Nankan sent in this photo: Mikhail Nankan and Kelisa Naidoo in the fore ground with his dad and friends in the back ground. They had loads of fun with snow ball fights and the building of a snow man.



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