PICS: South Africans see a snow-filled weekend as cold snap continues

2018-08-27 08:37

Part of South Africa endured an intense cold front over the weekend.

Disruptive snowfalls were experienced over the mountainous areas of the Cape Winelands, the West Coast and Overberg districts, as well as the southern high ground of the Northern Cape on Saturday night into Sunday morning. 

But the cold and rainy conditions are far from over. The South African Weather Service warns that the cold front will continue to cause strong winds, high seas and possible flooding for large parts of the Western Cape before moving over the rest of the country. 

SEE: Snow, floods and gale force winds in the Cape

Warnings

Gale-force westerly, to south-westerly winds (65-85km/h) are expected between Plettenberg Bay and Port Alfred on Monday. 

Meanwhile, high seas with wave heights from 6 to 6.5m are expected between Cape Agulhas and East London, moderating from the west.

KEEP UPDATED on the latest news by subscribing to our FREE newsletter. 


Read more on:    weather

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.