Weather update: Isolated showers for east coast, warm conditions for most of SA

2018-08-22 19:27


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Light rain and drizzle are predicted for the Western Cape on Thursday, with scattered showers in parts of South Africa.


Isolated showers and thundershowers are expected in Durban, Richards Bay and Pietermaritzburg.

The rest of the country will remain dry.


Minimum temperatures are expected to be cold to cool across most parts of the country.

The coldest place will be Sutherland in the Northern Cape, dropping to a below-freezing -5°C.

Maximum temperatures are expected to be cool between the east coast from the Eastern Cape to the Western Cape. Warmer conditions are expected in KwaZulu-Natal, the Northern Cape and Free State.

Hot temperatures are predicted for the remainder of the country.

The warmest places are expected to be Musina and Phalaborwa in Limpopo, reaching a high of 33°C.

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

Pretoria is expected to reach a high of 28°C, while Johannesburg is expected to hit 26°C and Bloemfontein a maximum of 20°C.

Along the coast, Cape Town is expected to reach a high of 15°C, Port Elizabeth a high of 19°C, while Durban reaches a maximum of 20°C.

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