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Showers late. More clouds than sun. Mild.
Eskom implemented stage 2 load shedding on Wednesday.
e-SIM cards are built into a device and therefore only needs to be activated.
Vodacom will soon have spent R2.3 billion in capital on the much smaller data-only network Rain, its latest financial results show – money its competitors think will be very well spent.
A 10kg-bag fetched R85 at the Durban market, long before the usual seasonal increase in prices.
Three Eastern Cape primary school pupils have drowned following heavy downpours in the province.
Rain could be bringing ultra-fast internet 5G to South Africa by mid-2019.
Last year this time it was 42.7% full, and it has not reached maximum capacity for four years.
Authorities say while a cold front has brought good rainfall in the mountains that form the catchment areas for Cape Town's dams, total water storage is still low.
News24 took to the streets to ask Capetonians to share their thoughts on the downpour in the city and to share what they missed most about the rain during the drought. Watch.
Overnight rain in Gauteng has wreaked havoc on the road system and people living in low-lying areas have been warned to monitor water levels. Watch.
Rain says its 5G network will have speeds around 200 Mbps, compared to the roughly 40 Mbps people can expect on similarly-priced fibre lines.
Experts warn that the good rainfall in early June does not mean that the rainfall in the rest of winter will be good - or even average - and have urged that water restrictions remain in place.
5G promises to be up to be 20 times faster than 4G.
The cut-off low pressure system that resulted in parts of South Africa being hit by heavy rains and floods is now weakening, the SA Weather Service says, but a severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Johannesburg.
The Western Cape got the lion's share of rain over the weekend with some happy that near-empty dams would be filling up, but the heavy rainfall also devastated the small town of Riviersonderend.
The biggest risk to Eskom being able to avoid load shedding during this weekend is the weather, according to the power utility’s spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe.
But getting the SIM card proved to be a problem.
Heavy rain resulted in major flooding in several areas in Cape Town, including Somerset West, Edgemead and parts of Blouberg. Watch.
The heavy rains are due to slow, but a lot of damage has been done.
The South African Weather Service has issued flood warnings for Gauteng, Free State and KwaZulu-Natal. We look at ways motorists should handle heavy rain and flooded roads in SA.
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