Weather Update: Cold weather for most of SA following cold front

2018-05-21 19:21


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Most of the country will experience cooling temperatures as the cold front passes along the coastline on Tuesday.


High seas with wave heights in excess of six metres are expected between Table Bay and Plettenberg Bay, and between Plettenberg Bay and East London.


Scattered showers are expected across the central and western parts of the Western Cape, as well as along the coastline between Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape and Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


Minimum temperatures are expected to cool in the northern and central parts of the country, including Mpumalanga, the North West, Gauteng, the Free State and the Northern Cape. Warmer temperatures are expected the along the West Coast, the coastline, and the East Coast.

The coldest places in South Africa are expected to be Vryburg in the North West, and Kimberley in the Northern Cape, both dropping to 3°C.

Maximum temperatures are expected to be moderate across most parts of the country. Cooler temperatures will be experienced in the Free State, the Western Cape, parts of the Northern Cape, as well as the Eastern Cape.

The hottest place in South Africa is expected to be Phalaborwa in Limpopo, reaching a high of 32°C.

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

Pretoria is expected to experience a maximum of 26°C, while Johannesburg is expected to have a high of 24°C. A high of 19°C is predicted for Bloemfontein.

Along the coastal regions, Cape Town will reach a high of 17°C, Port Elizabeth will reach a high of 22°C while Durban will reach 26°C.

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