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Another Stormy Weekend

28 May 2009 Update The latest GFS model run (18z, 27 May 2009) is showing slightly less rainfall than previous runs for the Western Cape, though larger amounts for the southern coastal areas of the Eastern Cape. The main aspects continue to be that of the extremely cold temperatures likely to be felt over the weekend.…

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Thundershowers for Northern South Africa

A low pressure system is currently situated around the North West province which has been pulling moisture down from the north into areas such as Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West Province and part of the Free State. This set up will allow for showers and thundershowers with fairly decent rainfall totals of near 10mm per 24 hours for many parts.…

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Is Winter Here?

Residents of the Western Cape are probably wondering, “Where did that come from?” – A very moderate Autumn thus far gave way to a strong cold front which saw freezing levels drop to near 1500m making snow a possibility for many surrounding mountain ranges.…

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Social Media Users Share Flooding Footage

Image by Sat24 As we mentioned in our previous post, a low pressure located over the north eastern areas of Southern Africa has been causing widespread rain and flooding to various parts of the country. The hardest hit at this point seems to be parts of the North West province, which was suggested by earlier model predictions.…

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Cut-off Low Brings Weather Chaos Across Country

As discussed last week, a cut-off low developed over the country on the weekend and with it, has thus far brought fascinating and in some cases chaotic weather conditions with it to many parts of the country. By Sunday snowfall was already seen across much of the Drakensberg, setting the stage for further more intense snowfall overnight and into Monday the 25th, with the cut-off low developing from the upper trough.…

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Cutoff-low and heavy snow 24-26 Jul 2016
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Cutoff-low and heavy snow 24-26 Jul 2016

Numerous model runs have indicated the likely formation of a cutoff-low (COL) over the south-eastern parts of the country between Sun 24th and Tues 26th. All indications are that this system will produce heavy rainfall (> 100mm) in places, and extremely heavy snow (more than a meter) over the Drakensberg and surrounding peaks.…

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