Cape Town told to brace for cold

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Cape Town - Residents of the Mother City have been warned to prepare for more cold fronts over the next few days.

The SA Weather Service said a cold front had moved over the peninsula on Monday and another was expected to arrive on Tuesday, bringing big waves, gale-force winds and showers, reported Eyewitness News.

The cold, wet weather would continue on Wednesday.

Die Burger also reported that extremely cold conditions could be expected in higher-lying regions of the Western Cape.

Rain was also forecast for most parts of the Western Cape.

Maximum temperatures would remain low, with Grabouw getting no warmer than 12°C and Cape Town also seeing a maximum of only 14°C.

The cold fronts are expected to gradually move to the Eastern Cape and bring cold weather to the rest of the country.


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