Weather update: Fine Sunday for most of SA, but flood alert for parts of Western Cape

2020-04-11 18:42
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It will be fine weather across across most of the country on Sunday, with a warning of localised flooding in parts of the Western Cape.

Severe weather alerts:

Heavy rain leading to localised flooding is expected over the extreme south-western areas of the Western Cape but mainly on the mountainous areas. A Gale Force north-westerly wind of 65-70km/h is expected between Table Bay and Cape Agulhas early tomorrow morning and along the south and south-east coast of the Eastern Cape, moderating from the west from late morning.

Gauteng will be partly cloudy and warm. The expected UVB sunburn index: Moderate

Mpumalanga will be partly cloudy and warm.

Limpopo will be partly cloudy and warm to hot.

It will be fine and warm in the North West Province, becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers and thundershowers, except in the northeast.

Free State will experience fine and cool to warm conditions, becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers and thundershowers.

In the Northern Cape it will be fine and warm, becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers and thundershowers in the north. It will be cloudy and cool to cold over the southern interior with light rain in the morning. The wind along the coast will be light to moderate northerly becoming moderate southwesterly in the afternoon.

The Western Cape will be cloudy, windy and cool with rain clearing from late morning but lingering into the afternoon over the west coast district interior. Heavy rain can be expected in the early hours of the morning over the southwestern parts. It will become partly cloudy and warm over the eastern interior.

The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong westerly to northwesterly but gale force between Table Bay and Cape Agulhas in the early morning. It will becoming moderate to fresh southwesterly along the west and southwest coast but strong in the south from afternoon. The expected UVB sunburn index: High

The western half of the Eastern Cape will be partly cloudy and warm, but cloudy and cool in places, with isolated rain and showers in the west spreading to the east trough the afternoon. The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong westerly, becoming a Gale in the early afternoon, moderating in the evening.

In the eastern half of the province it will be partly cloudy and warm, but cool in north, with isolated rain and showers in the south west in the afternoon. The wind along the coast will be fresh south-westerly, becoming strong in the afternoon, moderating in the evening.

KwaZulu-Natal will be fine and warm but hot to very hot in the east. it will become partly cloudy from the south from the afternoon. Isolated showers and thundershowers expected over western interior. The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh northerly to north-easterly becoming south-westerly along the south coast from the afternoon.

 The expected UVB sunburn index: High

- South African Weather Service

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