Thursday's weather | Fine and hot in the interior, cool and cloudy along the coast

2019-11-06 19:32
Blue sky. (Ethan Van Diemen, News24)

Blue sky. (Ethan Van Diemen, News24)

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It will be a fine and hot day across much of the interior of the country, while provinces hugging the coastlines of South Africa will see a cloudy, cool day, according to the South African Weather Service.

Warnings

Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the eastern half of the Northern Cape as well as the western parts of the North West.

Special weather advisories

Hot and humid weather will result in extremely uncomfortable conditions over the north-eastern parts of KwaZulu-Natal.

The weather in your region

It will be fine and hot in Gauteng, becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. The expected UVB sunburn index is high. 

Mpumalanga will be fine and hot but very hot in the Lowveld areas. It will become partly cloudy on the Highveld by the afternoon.

Limpopo will be fine and hot but very hot in the western Bushveld and Lowveld areas.

It will be partly cloudy, windy and hot in the North West.

You can expect it to be partly cloudy and warm to hot with isolated showers and thundershowers in the east and north-east of the Free State on Thursday.

The Northern Cape will be cloudy at first, otherwise, it will be partly cloudy and cool to cold but warm in places in the east and extreme west. The wind along the coast will be moderate southerly becoming fresh to strong south-easterly from the afternoon.

The Western Cape will be cloudy over the west and south, with isolated rain showers over the south-west at first, otherwise, it will be partly cloudy and cool but fine over the eastern interior where it will be warm.

The wind along the coast will be moderate westerly to south-westerly in the west but strong in the south. The expected UVB sunburn index is high.

In the western half of the Eastern Cape, it will be fine and warm but cloudy and cool with isolated early morning showers along the coast and adjacent interior. The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong south-westerly, reaching near gale force mainly in the afternoon.

In the eastern half of the Eastern Cape, it will be partly cloudy and warm but cloudy and cool with isolated showers and rain south of the escarpment, scattered along the coast.

The wind along the coast will be moderate south-westerly, but strong in the south in the afternoon.

KwaZulu-Natal will see morning fog over the eastern interior, otherwise, it will be fine and hot to very hot but cool in the south-east, where it will be partly cloudy. It will become cloudy in the afternoon with scattered showers in the south-east, otherwise, you can expect isolated showers and thundershowers except in the extreme north.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh north-easterly but south-westerly in the south and spreading to the north by late afternoon. The expected UVB sunburn index is moderate.

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- Compiled by Ethan Van Diemen

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