Tuesday's weather: Severe thunderstorms, heavy rain and localised flooding

2019-03-11 19:47
Flooding in Pretoria West. (File, Image via Twitter)

Flooding in Pretoria West. (File, Image via Twitter)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Heavy rain leading to localised flooding is expected in the Cape Winelands and Overberg districts.

The South African Weather Service has also issued a watch for severe thunderstorms over the extreme western parts of the Western Cape, the south-eastern parts of the Northern Cape, the western parts of the Free State and the Eastern Cape.

The weather in your region:
   
In Gauteng, it will be partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers in the south. The expected UVB sunburn index is very high.

It will be cloudy with morning fog patches along the escarpment in Mpumalanga, where it will be cool, otherwise partly cloudy and warm, but hot in the Lowveld.

In Limpopo, it will be cloudy in the east with morning fog patches along the escarpment, otherwise partly cloudy and warm but hot in the Limpopo Valley and south-western Bushveld, with isolated showers and thundershowers in the southeast.

The North West can expect partly cloudy conditions. It will be warm with isolated showers and thundershowers, except in the extreme west and northeast.

It will be cloudy at times in the Free State and cool in the east, otherwise partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers.

Cloudy conditions with morning fog patches along the coast can be expected in the Northern Cape where it will be cool, becoming partly cloudy and warm to hot with isolated showers and thundershowers in the east. The wind along the coast will be light to moderate north-westerly.

Cloudy and cool conditions with morning fog patches can be expected along the west coast of the Western Cape. Otherwise, it will be partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers, but scattered along the south coast into the adjacent interior where localised flooding is possible over the Overberg district. The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh southerly to south-easterly. The expected UVB sunburn index is very high.

In the Eastern Cape, it will be partly cloudy and warm to hot, with isolated showers and thundershowers. The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh north-easterly becoming moderate south-westerly in the afternoon.

Morning fog patches can be expected over the interior in KwaZulu-Natal. Otherwise, it will partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers. The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh north-easterly. The expected UVB sunburn index is very high.

Click here to see the specific forecast for your city over the next few days

Read more on:    weather
NEXT ON NEWS24X

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.

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
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.