Thursday's weather: Fire warning for Northern and Western Cape, heavy rain in Limpopo

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The South African Weather Service has issued a warning of extremely high fire danger conditions expected over the central and eastern parts of the Northern Cape and the Central Karoo of the Western Cape.

An orange level 6 warning has been issued for disruptive rain expected over the Mopani and Vhembe Districts of Limpopo, leading to flooding, damage to low lying bridges, and temporarily inaccessible communities.

The weather in your province

Gauteng will be partly cloudy and warm with isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers.

The expected UVB sunburn index is high. 

Mpumalanga will be cloudy and cool in the northeast, where scattered showers and thundershowers are expected. Except for the south, the rest of the province will be partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers. 

Limpopo will be cloudy and warm with scattered showers and thundershowers, but widespread in the east and northeast. 

The North West will be fine and warm to hot, becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon, with isolated showers and thundershowers.

The Free State will have morning fog patches in the east, which will be cloudy. Otherwise, the temperature will be fine and warm to hot, becoming partly cloudy by the afternoon, with isolated showers and thundershowers. 

At first, the Northern Cape will be cloudy along the coast, where morning fog is expected; otherwise, temperatures will be fine and hot to very hot, becoming partly cloudy in the east. Isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers are expected in the extreme east. 

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

In the Western Cape, there will be foggy conditions along the west coast at first, otherwise cloudy to partly cloudy and warm to hot, but very hot over the interior with light rain along the south coast in the morning and the evening where it will be cool.

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

The expected UVB sunburn index is high. 

In the morning, cloudy conditions can be expected in some parts of the western half of the Eastern Cape; otherwise, it will be fine and hot, but cool along the coast. Isolated showers and rain are expected along the coast and adjacent interior. Isolated thundershowers are expected in the east from late afternoon into the evening.

The eastern half of the Eastern Cape will be partly cloudy and warm to hot with isolated showers and thundershowers. Scattered showers are expected in the east.

The wind along the coast will be light and variable in the morning, otherwise south-easterly.

Partly cloudy and warm to hot conditions expected in KwaZulu-Natal, but it will be very hot in places in the north with isolated showers and thundershowers in the west and south.

The wind along the coast will be a moderate north-easterly, becoming fresh in the afternoon.

The expected UVB sunburn index is extreme. 

Thursday's weather
Thursday's weather

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