Weather Update: The rain is back in Cape Town, the rest of SA warms up

2018-10-01 19:13
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The Western Cape's temperatures are expected to drop as a cold front moves across the country, bringing with it some showers on Tuesday.

Warnings

Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the eastern parts of the Northern Cape, the western parts of Free State and the western parts of the North West.

Watches

Gale-force south-westerly winds of 65km/h are expected between Plettenberg Bay and East London.

Rain

Rain and showers can be expected in the south and south-western parts of the Western Cape, clearing from the south-west in the early afternoon.

Rain and isolated showers are expected in the north-eastern parts of the Eastern Cape, with isolated thundershowers.

Temperatures

Minimum temperatures are expected to be cool across the Free State and parts of the Northern Cape and the North West. Warmer weather has been predicted along the coast as well as the northern border.

Sutherland in the Northern Cape is expected to be one of the coldest places, dropping to 0°C.

Maximum temperatures remain low across the east and southern parts of the country. The south-western parts of the Western Cape are expected to experience colder temperatures.

Warmer weather has been predicted for the central and eastern parts of the country, with hot to very hot weather along the northern border and parts of KwaZulu-Natal.

Phalaborwa in Limpopo is expected to be one of the hottest places, reaching a high of 36°C.

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

Pretoria and Bloemfontein are expected to reach 31°C and Johannesburg is expected to reach a high of 30°C.

Cape Town is expected to reach a high of 17°C, while Port Elizabeth is expected to reach a high of 21°C and Durban a high of 26°C.

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