Weather Update: More rain for drought-stricken Western Cape

2018-04-23 18:52

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Much-needed rain for the drought-stricken Western Cape is expected along the West Coast and the coastline on Tuesday morning.

Rain

Isolated showers are expected to continue over the Cape Metropole, Cape Winelands and the central and western parts of the Overberg district on Tuesday morning.

The rest of the country will remain dry.

Temperatures

Minimum temperatures will be higher along the West Coast, the coastline, the East Coast, including the northern border. The rest of the country will experience cool to moderate temperatures in the interior.

The coldest place in South Africa is expected to be Vereeniging in Gauteng, with the temperature expected to drop to 6°C.

Maximum temperatures are expected to be cool across the Western Cape, the West Coast and the coastline, including the western parts of the Eastern Cape, the central interior and the southwestern parts of the Northern Cape, including the Sutherland region.

Moving northeastwards, temperatures are expected to increase with the northeastern parts of the Northern Cape, the northeastern parts of the Eastern Cape, the Free State, Gauteng, North West, the East Coast and KZN experiencing warmer conditions. It is expected to be hot along the northern border.

The hottest places in South Africa will be Skukuza in Mpumalanga, and Phalaborwa and Musina in Limpopo, all reaching a high of 33°C. 

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

Pretoria will experience a maximum of 30°C, while Johannesburg is expected to have a high of 28°C. Bloemfontein will experience a high of 26°C.

Along the coastal regions, Cape Town will reach 19°C, Port Elizabeth 21°C and Durban 29°C.

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