Weather Update: Fire danger in the west with rain in north-eastern, central parts of SA

2017-11-26 18:46 - Gabi Zietsman
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Cape Town - High fire conditions are expected in the west with hot temperatures, with cooler conditions in the northeast including rain on Monday 27 November.

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High fire danger conditions

Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in places over the extreme western and northwestern parts of Northern Cape, as well as the West Coast and Breede River Valley in the Western Cape.

Rain in the east

60% chance of rain is expected over the extreme western parts of KZN, southern parts of Mpumalanga, Gauteng, extreme easteren parts of North West and the central, northern and eastern parts of the Free State.

The rest of the northeastern provinces will have scattered showers, including the northeastern parts of Eastern Cape. Western Cape and Northern Cape can expect no rain.

Temperatures

Minimum temperatures on Monday will becold to very cold temperatures in the southern central parts of the country, while the rest of the country will be cool

Sutherland in the Northern Cape will again be the coldest place in the country, just at a cold 5°C.

Click here to see the specific forecast for your city over the next few days

Maximum temperatures will be cool in the eastern parts of SA, with cold temperatures over the area where Mpumalanga, Free State and KZN share borders. Moving westwards temperatures will get warmer, with hot temperatures over Northern Cape and the West Coast.

The hottest place in the country on Monday will be Vredendal in Western Cape, reaching a sweltering 38°C.

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Pretoria in Gauteng will reach a warm 28°C, while Johannesburg will see a high of 26°C. Bloemfontein in the Free State will be 30°C.

Along the coastal regions, Cape Town in the Western Cape will reach a hot 31°C, while KZN's Durban will see a cool 21°C.  Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape will also be 21°C.

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