SA Heatwave enters 4th day

2016-01-07 05:30 - Louzel Lombard
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Cape Town - The South African Weather Service has once again warned of high fire danger conditions expected over the western and central interior of the country as well as the western and southern interior of the Western Cape and interior of the Eastern Cape. 

Along with the fire danger warning, South African can expect extremely hot conditions right across the country for the next four days. 

ER24 has warned outdoor enthusiasts to be cautious in these conditions, urging the public to remember that heat exhaustion can lead to serious complications. Severe heat exhaustion could lead to heat stroke and that may in turn result in a person losing consciousness, experiencing seizures or going into cardiac arrest. 

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Along the Garden Route, and in the southern parts of the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, a 60% chance of rain is expected.  

Temperatures will once again hover in the 40s for the hottest parts of the country. 

Lephalale will be the hottest place in SA, reaching a maximum of 43°C. Palaborwa, Pretoria, Mafikeng, Rustenburg, Vryburg and Kimberley will all reach a maximum of 41°C.

Coastal regions will be cooler, but still very hot. Cape Town can expect at high of 25°C, Port Elizabeth 23°C and Durban 27°C. 

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