Weather Update: Warm conditions for Northern Cape and Western Cape coastlines

2018-07-17 18:58


Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Warm weather is expected along the coastline of the Northern Cape and the Western Cape on Wednesday.

Special Weather Advisories

Heat wave conditions with persistently high temperatures are expected along the northern coastal areas of Namakwa District in the Northern Cape until Thursday.


Limpopo is expected to be cloudy in the east with morning fog and drizzle patches along the escarpment.

The western half of the Eastern Cape is expected to have isolated light showers of rain west of Willowmore and Joubertina.

KwaZulu-Natal is expected to have showers and rain in the north east.

The rest of the country remains dry.


Minimum temperatures will be cold across most of the country and very cold conditions are expected for the central interior.

The coldest places will be Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal and Bethlehem in the Free State, both dropping to a below-freezing -2°C.

Maximum temperatures remain cool to cold across the central interior of the country.

Warm weather is expected along the coastlines and adjacent interior of the Northern Cape and Western Cape.

The hottest places will be Alexander Bay in the Northern Cape and Vredendal in the Western Cape, with a high of 30°C.

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

Pretoria will reach a high of 18°C, while Johannesburg is expected to reach 16°C and a maximum of 17°C is expected in Bloemfontein.

Along the coast, Cape Town will reach 26°C, while Port Elizabeth will experience 25°C and Durban can expect a maximum of 23°C.

KEEP UPDATED on the latest news by subscribing to our FREE newsletter.

- FOLLOW News24 on Twitter

Read more on:    weather

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24


Enter the examination number or search by province or school (NSC Students) to view results.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.