Weather Update: Rain along the coast, very warm in the north

2018-08-20 19:23


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Rain is expected along parts of the southern and eastern coastline and adjacent interior on Tuesday, while the northern regions of the country are expecting hot conditions.


Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in places over North West as well as northern and central Free State.


Isolated to scattered showers are expected across the coastline and adjacent interior of the Western Cape, coastal and adjacent interior in the Eastern Cape and southern parts of KwaZulu-Natal.

The rest of the country remains dry.


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

The coldest place is expected to be Sutherland in the Northern Cape, dropping to a below-freezing -1°C.

Maximum temperatures are expected to be cold across the southern regions of the country, with cool conditions expected in the central interior. The northern parts are expecting warm to hot temperatures.

The warmest place is expected to be Skukuza in Mpumalanga, reaching a high of 36°C.

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

Pretoria is expected to reach a high of 30°C, while Johannesburg is expected to reach 28°C and Bloemfontein is expected to reach a maximum of 21°C.

Along the coast, Cape Town is expected to reach a high of 15°C, Port Elizabeth is expected a high of 14°C, while Durban reaches a maximum of 21°C.

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