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New Radar Application

Over the past few days I have been helping a friend¬† of mine in developing an interesting web application for the South African Weather Radar which is provided by the SAWS, another weather enthusiast. While none of this would be possible without the SAWS radar we did feel that there were some issues which are not covered with the current radar data, namely: * Animated radar images to track the current storms movement and view storm development *Static radar images with a map overlay to view real storm location *Historical radar images for research and posting purposes And since Andrew MacPherson has development skills and I have the weather knowledge we built ASH (Animated Static and Historical Radar Information), you can view it at: weather.punks.co.za/weather/ This is a temporary testing URL and will be changed soon after the testing is done.…

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26-28 April 2011 Tornado Outbreak – United States

It’s been a rough Spring so far for the confederate states in regards to severe weather. A mere 2 weeks ago Mississippi found itself in the firing line of a severe weather system which was producing some damaging tornadoes which ended up causing havoc in the town of Jackson.…

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Snowfalls Across the Eastern Cape and KZN

While Cape Town has seen sunshine for the past 20 days, other parts of the country have been receiving quite decent rainfall. The Eastern Cape coast and Kwazulu Natal has seen several days of active rainfall over the past few weeks, though over the weekend a cold front passed over the Western Cape and has made it’s way up north, while Cape Town remained fairly dry with this system with the main threat being that of gale force winds which reached in excess of 60km/h, as has been the case with most of the cold fronts this year the cold front was felt much harder in other parts of the country.…

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Tropical Storm Joalane Set To Become Cyclone
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Tropical Storm Joalane Set To Become Cyclone

Some tropical news closer to home this week with the development of Tropical Storm Joalane, which is currently at Severe Tropical Storm strength to the east of Madagascar. Joalane has been steadily strengthening over the past few days as it’s moved slowly to the west.…

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