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Hurricane Bill and User Gallery

It’s been a while since the previous update, but as you can see from the last update the models were accurate in developing Hurricane Bill. Bill was first named when he became a tropical storm while tracking across the Atlantic, it was the first ‘Cape Verdes’ type hurricane of the 2009 hurricane season and also went on to become the first major hurricane of the season.…

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Possible Tornado Event in Ficksburg

A storm in the Free State on Sunday 2 October 2011 was the focus of media attention as it tore through an informal settlement injuring 42 people and killing a 9 year old boy, when a wall reportedly collapsed on top of him.…

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13 May 2009 Tornadoes – United States

The Storm Prediction Center issued a moderate risk area for the states of MO, IN, IL and parts of OK. Early on the 13 May 2009 evening conditions became ripe for tornado development, especially in MO, where there were numerous tornado reports.…

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Van Dam Speaks on Cape Town Drought Situation
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Van Dam Speaks on Cape Town Drought Situation

With the Western Cape’s drought situation now reaching critical levels, with the entire province being declared a disaster area — international news agencies are even starting to pick up on the situation. Derek Van Dam, who was once an ETV meteorologist before later moving to CNN addressed the situation in a recent segment on the CNN news station.…

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A Dry April For The Cape

April has been notably dry for what is often considered the first month of Autumn, at least for the Cape. On average Cape Town experiences 8 days of rain, and around 40mm in the month of April, more than double the average of March.…

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