Brace for a rainy weekend in SA

Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo images
Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo images

Cape Town - Rain, rain, and more rain! 

The South African Weather Service has issued an alert for flash flooding which may occur in places in the southeastern and extreme northern parts of the Northern Cape, southwestern North-West province, in places in the Free State, western KwaZulu-Natal and extreme southern Mpumalanga. 

WARNING: Many SA roads flooded due to heavy rains

The SA Weather Services also forecast more severe thunderstorms expected over the northeastern parts of the Eastern Cape. 

Although no rainfall is expected in the extreme northeast, a band of isolated showers and thundershowers are expected from north to western, central and eastern parts of South Africa. 

SEE: Before and After PICS: SA’s big river arteries are flowing again

Fine weather is expected in the extreme northwestern corner of the country, while cloudy and partly cloudy conditions can be expected over the western and northeastern parts. 

Morning fog patches are expected along the west coast and on the eastern escarpment. 

The wind along the KZN coast will be moderate northeasterly. 

Along the southwest coast, the Southeaster will blow again. 

Temperatures will be cool in places over the eastern interior, otherwise warm to hot but very hot in the Lowveld of Limpopo. 

Phalaborwa and Mokopane will both reach a maximum of 31°C, while Pretoria in Gauteng will reach 30°C. 

Click here to see the specific forecast for your city

Along the coasts, Durban will reach a high of 30°C, Port Elizabeth will be 27°C an Cape Town 31°C. 

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