Heatwave warning for SA

Johannesburg – The South African Weather Service has issued hot weather warnings for five provinces.

Residents in the Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West Province have been warned against fires and very hot, humid and uncomfortable conditions.

Heatwaves have been forecast for Gauteng and the North West Province on Sunday.

A maximum of 35°C was forecast for Pretoria on Sunday while Musina could expect the mercury to rise to 41°C. 

An alert was sent out to residents of the Lowveld, highveld, Limpopo Valley and western Bushveld., warning that there was a big danger of veld fires.

In Cape Town, on the other hand, cold and wet conditions were forecast, with a maximum of only 16°C.
 
We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
Matric results are out! Are you happy with your child's result?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
No, the pandemic really messed up their ability to focus
34% - 852 votes
Yes, they did well given the circumstances
66% - 1630 votes
Vote
Rand - Dollar
15.49
-1.0%
Rand - Pound
20.71
-0.2%
Rand - Euro
17.25
+0.0%
Rand - Aus dollar
10.89
+0.2%
Rand - Yen
0.13
-0.3%
Gold
1,792.23
-1.5%
Silver
22.62
-3.8%
Palladium
2,371.50
+1.6%
Platinum
1,024.00
-1.0%
Brent Crude
89.96
+2.0%
Top 40
67,070
-0.4%
All Share
73,504
-0.4%
Resource 10
75,094
-0.2%
Industrial 25
90,477
-1.1%
Financial 15
15,064
+0.9%
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes Iress logo
Editorial feedback and complaints

Contact the public editor with feedback for our journalists, complaints, queries or suggestions about articles on News24.

LEARN MORE