Weather Update: Rain in the east, fair conditions for rest of SA

2018-08-21 19:04


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Rain is expected along the eastern parts of the country, with temperatures cool in the south and warmer in the north on Wednesday.


Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in places over southern parts of the North West province and in places in the north-western Free State.


Isolated showers and thundershowers are expected in the southern and extreme eastern parts of the Free State and extreme southern parts of KwaZulu-Natal.

Light rain is predicted along the southwest coast and adjacent interior of the Western Cape and northern and eastern parts of the Eastern Cape.

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 -3°C.

Maximum temperatures are expected to be cool across the southern regions and warm in the northern regions of the country.

The warmest place is expected to be Skukuza in Mpumalanga, 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 reach a high of 27°C, while Johannesburg is expected to reach 25°C and Bloemfontein is expected to reach a maximum of 21°C.

Along the coast, Cape Town is expected to reach a high of 16°C, Port Elizabeth a high of 19°C, while Durban reaches a maximum of 21°C.

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