Your weather: Disruptive rain for parts of Gauteng, scattered showers across SA on Wednesday

Severe thunderstorms that could result in damaging winds are forecast for tomorrow in some parts of the country.
Severe thunderstorms that could result in damaging winds are forecast for tomorrow in some parts of the country.
PHOTO: Duncan Alfreds, News24

A partly cloudy and hot day across the country is expected on Wednesday, with heavy rain in Gauteng, Mpumalanga and the Free State, according to the South African Weather Service.

Impact-based warnings

Yellow (Level 1) warning: disruptive rainfall is expected over Gauteng, the central and eastern parts of the North West, the extreme north-eastern Free State and the southern highveld and escarpment areas of Mpumalanga, which may result in localised flooding of roads, low-lying bridges and poor driving conditions. 

The weather in your province

Gauteng will be cloudy and cool, with scattered showers and thundershowers.

The expected UVB sunburn index is low.

In Mpumalanga, there will be morning fog patches in the east, otherwise partly cloudy and cool to warm, with scattered showers and thundershowers, but isolated in the north-east. It will be hot in the lowveld.

Limpopo can expect morning fog patches in the east, otherwise partly cloudy and warm.

It will become cloudy, with isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers in the south, but scattered in the extreme south-west.

Conditions in the North West will be cloudy and cool to warm, with scattered showers and thundershowers.

The Free State will be cloudy and cool to warm, with isolated showers and thundershowers, but scattered in the east.

In the Northern Cape, it will be cloudy and cool, with morning fog along the coast, otherwise fine and warm to hot, but partly cloudy, with isolated showers and thundershowers in the extreme east. 

The wind along the coast will be fresh southerly to south-easterly becoming strong in the afternoon.

In the Western Cape, it will be cloudy to partly cloudy and cool along the south coast and adjacent interior, where there will be morning light rain over the Overberg coastal regions, otherwise fine and warm to hot.

The wind along the coast will be light to moderate northerly to north-westerly along the south coast at first, otherwise moderate to fresh southerly to south-easterly, but strong in the west from the afternoon.

The expected UVB sunburn index is extreme.

The western half of the Eastern Cape will be partly cloudy in places in the morning, becoming fine and warm. 

It will become cloudy along the coast and southern interior in the afternoon, with light evening rain.

The wind along the coast will be light to moderate south-westerly, becoming moderate south-easterly in the afternoon.

In the eastern half of the Eastern Cape, it will be partly cloudy to cloudy and cool, with occasional light rain south of the escarpment. Isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers are expected east of Komani.

The wind along the coast will be light south-westerly to southerly.

KwaZulu-Natal will be partly cloudy and warm, with scattered showers and thundershowers, but isolated in the east. 

The wind along the coast will be moderate northerly to north-westerly in the north at first, otherwise southerly to south-westerly, becoming south-easterly in the afternoon.

The expected UVB sunburn index is moderate.

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Temperatures for 24 February.

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