Weather Update: Cold and wet for the east of SA, warmer weather for the rest

2018-11-01 19:37
More snowfall has been predicted for parts of the southern high ground. (Hanlie Gouws, News24)

More snowfall has been predicted for parts of the southern high ground. (Hanlie Gouws, News24)

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Cold and rainy conditions are expected in the eastern parts of SA, while the rest of the country warms up on Friday.


Scattered showers and thundershowers are expected to continue in Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and the eastern parts of the Free State.

Isolated showers and rain are expected in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) but scattered showers are expected in the extreme south.


Minimum temperatures are expected to be cool to cold along the south of the escarpment, the central interior of the Northern Cape and the Free State, the Drakensberg region, and parts of the southern and western coastline.

Moderate conditions are predicted for the north and the East Coast.

Sutherland in the Northern Cape is expected to be one of the coldest places, dropping to a near-freezing 1°C.

Maximum temperatures remain cool across the south-eastern, eastern, and northern parts of the country, with cold conditions predicted for the southern parts of Mpumalanga and most of KZN.

Warm weather has been predicted for the North West, the western parts of the Free State, most of the Northern Cape and most of the Western Cape, with hot conditions in the Vredendal region and extreme northern parts of the Northern Cape.

Vredendal in the Western Cape is expected to be one of the hottest places, with a maximum of 35°C.

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

In Gauteng, Pretoria will reach a high of 23°C while Johannesburg will reach a high of 21°C.

Bloemfontein will reach a high of 26°C.

Along the coast, Cape Town will reach a high of 28°C, Port Elizabeth is expected to experience a high of 21°C and Durban a high of 18°C.

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