Severe thunderstorms and extreme high fire danger warnings issued for SA

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Cape Town - The South African Weather Service has warned of severe thunderstorms in the south western parts of Limpopo, the Mpumalanga Highveld and extreme northern parts of Gauteng.

They also warned of extremely high fire danger conditions expected over eastern parts of the Northern Cape, the eastern Central Karoo District of the Western Cape, northern parts of the Eastern Cape as well as the western parts of the North West and Free State provinces.   

There is a 60% of showers over most of KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga, while the eastern side of the Eastern Cape and parts of Limpopo can expect a 30% chance of rain.

Minimum temperatures are expected to drop considerably in southern interior high ground, but it will remain warm in the north east.

In the Northern Cape Sutherland’s minimum temperature is expected to dip to 6°C, while the rest of the country's maximum temperatures will peak in the low 30s.  

READ: 20 SA water-wise parks to love this summer

Maximum temperatures will be warm along all SA’s coasts and cool in places over the north eastern interior. The rest of the country will be hot to very hot.

Click here to see the specific forecast for your city. 


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