'Can the sun protect us from itself?' – Cape Town Twitter reacts to heatwave

2018-10-24 12:40

Summer hasn't even officially arrived and Capetonians have already had enough.

The South African Weather Service issued a heat alert expected to last until Thursday for Cape Town and surrounding areas as temperatures hovered around the low thirties this week. 

Read: Western Cape set to cook as temperatures top 30 degrees

However, forecasters predict a spike in the temperature on Sunday at 37°C.

Sweaty, irritable Capetonians took to Twitter to express their frustrations after what was a surprisingly wet winter.

This Twitter user channelled SARS IT head Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane and begged for extra protection:

Read more on:    twitter  |  cape town  |  weather  |  social media

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