Your weather: Isolated thundershowers lurk on a warm to hot Saturday across SA

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A warm to hot Saturday is forecast across the country on Saturday, with sparse thundershowers in several provinces expected, according to the South African Weather Service.

Fire danger warning

Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the western and southern parts of the Northern Cape, as well as the north-western parts of the Western Cape.

The weather in your province

It will be cloudy and cool in Gauteng, but warm with scattered showers and thundershowers later.

The expected UVB sunburn index is very high.

Mpumalanga will be cloudy in the morning with fog patches along the escarpment, otherwise partly cloudy and warm with scattered showers and thundershowers, but isolated in the Lowveld.

Limpopo will be cloudy in the morning with fog patches along the escarpment, otherwise partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers, but scattered in the western Bushveld where it will be hot.

North West will be cloudy in the east at first, otherwise partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers, but scattered in the east.

Conditions in the Free State will be cloudy in the east at first, where it will be cool, otherwise partly cloudy and warm to hot with isolated showers and thundershowers in the central and eastern parts, but scattered in the north-east.

Fine and warm to hot conditions are forecast in the Northern Cape, but very hot in the north-east, becoming partly cloudy by the afternoon.

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

In the Western Cape, it will be partly cloudy in the extreme south-west at first and in the south coast by the evening, otherwise fine and warm, but hot over the north-eastern interior.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh westerly to north-westerly along the south coast at first, otherwise moderate to fresh southerly to south-westerly.

The expected UVB sunburn index is extreme.

The western half of the Eastern Cape will be fine in the south-west at first, otherwise partly cloudy and warm to hot.

The wind along the coast will be light to moderate north-westerly in the morning and evening, otherwise light to moderate south-westerly.

In the eastern half of the Eastern Cape, it will be cloudy and warm, but cool in the south-west with evening light rain. It will be fine in the north, becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon, with isolated thunderstorms in the north-east.

The wind along the coast will be light to moderate south-westerly, but light and variable along the Wild Coast becoming light to moderate easterly in the afternoon.

KwaZulu-Natal will be partly cloudy and warm, but hot in places in the north-east. 

Scattered showers and thundershowers are expected in the west, otherwise isolated.

The wind along the coast will be gentle to moderate southerly in the north at first, otherwise moderate easterly to north-easterly.

The expected UVB sunburn index is moderate.

The forecast for 30 January.

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

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