Image: Chanté Petersen
Cape Town - A fire warning has been issued for parts of the
Northern and Eastern Cape, as Monday sees a warm to hot day across most of the
The South African Weather
Service indicates that while most of Monday will mild and warm a belt of heat
across the central parts of the Northern Cape, the western parts of the Free
State, and North West Province, central Karoo, Breeder River Valley and the
Little Karoo of the Western Cape as well as the northern interior of the
This will see maximum
temperatures across these regions hover in the mid-30s, with Upington in the
Northern Cape and Beaufort West in the Western Cape expected to be the hottest
places in SA on Monday at 37° respectively.
Monday will also see a chance
of some much needed rain across the southern most part of the Western Cape, as a
60% chance of showers has been forecast for central Cape Town as well as
Hermanus. A 30% chance of rain can be expected across the Olifants River Valley
region's Vredendal and Citrusdal as well as the Winelands extending towards the
Eden District, including the Garden Route's Mossel Bay and George.
Further north, a 30% chance of
rain can be expected across much of the North West as well as the Free State,
including Kroonstad and Bloemfontein.
While no other weather warnings
have been issued for Monday, conditions are expected to dip again on Tuesday 21
November - similar to the unseasonal conditions experienced last week as heavy
snowfall across parts of SA and Lesotho led to the closing of Qasha's Nek Port of
entry between Lesotho and SA on Friday. Snow Report forecasts more cold weather
is expected from Tuesday.
SEE: ALERT: SA border to Lesotho shut due to heavy snowfall
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Minimum temperatures across SA
will be cool to cold on Monday. Sutherland in the Northern Cape will again be
the coldest places in the country, both dropping to 6°C.
here to see the specific forecast for your city over the next few days
Maximum temperatures will be
warm to hot across the south-western parts of SA and central parts of Gauteng.
The rest of the central region is expected to sizzle, with parts of the
Northern and Eastern Cape forecast to be very hot.
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Pretoria in Gauteng will reach a warm 33°C, while Johannesburg
will see a high of 31°C. Bloemfontein in the Free State will also be 33°C.
Along the coastal regions, Cape Town in the Western Cape will
reach a maximum of 19°C, while KZN's Durban will see a mild 33°C. Port
Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape will be 24°C.
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