Snow in parts of Pietermaritzburg, Durban – expect more extreme weather, says expert

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Sasha (9) and Lilah (4) Smith play in snow in Botha’s Hill, near Hillcrest.PHOTO: Supplied
Sasha (9) and Lilah (4) Smith play in snow in Botha’s Hill, near Hillcrest.PHOTO: Supplied

Snow in Hilton, Ashburton and even Hillcrest over the weekend can be blamed on the effects of climate change.

And, residents should brace themselves for more extreme weather going forward.

That’s according to Dr Alistair Clulow from the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences.

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