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Stormy weather warning for Western Cape

2012-10-19 08:15

Cape Town - The SA weather office has issued a serious warning to residents of the Western Cape to expect heavy rain.

A forecaster said heavy rain was expected in the province, especially the Overberg and in parts of the Cape Winelands, Die Burger reported.

The heaviest rain would fall on Friday night and would continue on Saturday.

Rain was also forecast for the Eden area.

It was only expected to clear up on Sunday.

Gale force winds were expected on the West Coast.

Comments
  • adrian.tyler - 2012-10-19 08:32

    A brandy and a braai still won't hurt anyone.

      roger.hess.14 - 2012-10-19 08:44

      Only if you have an indoor braai; it was thick enough that I couldn't see across my lawn at daybreak and there was a mix of hail & rain coming in at a 45o angle while I was driving at 07:30.

  • JAbu.R15 - 2012-10-19 08:36

    Poor gugulethu residents will not be sleeping tonight as their beds will be sailing though the houses.

      jennifer.d.martin.750 - 2012-10-19 08:43

      hot hot in the summer so cold in the winter very difficult this weather makes it worse. People just want to be safe and happy with educated happy children PLEASE ANC rather use our tax money for this stop taking so much for yourselves

      JAbu.R15 - 2012-10-19 08:51

      Sometimes I wish Zuma could be reading these comments here. people are suffering and face difficulties and he is beusy preparing a retirement home for himself!

      paul.bester.50 - 2012-10-19 09:01

      Zuma is getting ready for his retirement, he knows he will be out on December !

  • gail.mcquillan.7 - 2012-10-19 09:09

    There is snow on the Franschhoek Mountains!

      andy.boyd.90663 - 2012-10-19 15:38

      there is snow on the hottentots holland mountains

  • afrikeni - 2012-10-19 09:20

    Please people, don't take your little boats to the sea and call it an accident after capsizing in these forecast gale force winds - it's not worthy it!

      stirrer.stirrer - 2012-10-19 11:01

      No, eh-eh, *slap* just one little capsize is enough!

  • thethird.wors - 2012-10-19 09:22

    ah yes, another lovely spring day in Joburg... ;-)

  • olivia.karnak - 2012-10-19 09:56

    My kind of weather:-)....Love it!

  • stirrer.stirrer - 2012-10-19 10:19

    Snow on the Hottentots Holland mountains this morning! In late October! Global warming se g*t, man.

  • ernie.croucher - 2012-10-19 10:25

    I think they have got it wrong again!! Lite showers last night and a bright sunny day at the moment.

  • Moosa Ally - 2012-10-19 10:44

    stay home and pray in times like this.

  • vangiz - 2012-10-19 13:19

    As long as it clears for the cricket on Sunday at Newlands :-)

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