Shorts and slops or an umbrella? Here’s what the weather holds for every province in South Africa on Saturday, 29July 2023.
Severe weather alerts
IMPACT-BASED WARNINGS FOR 29 JULY 2023:
A. A yellow level 4 warning: Winds and waves resulting in disruptions to beachfront, activities and difficulty in navigation at sea are expected between Alexander Bay and Cape Point.
B. Orange Level 5 Warning: Winds and Waves resulting in disruptions to ports/harbours and possible coastal infrastructure damage is expected between Cape Point and Plettenberg Bay, persisting until Sunday.
C. A yellow level 4 warning: Disruptive Rain resulting in flooding of roads and settlements is expected over City of Cape Town, Cape Winelands, Oudtshoorn and Kannaland municipalities of the Western Cape.
D. An orange level 6 warning: Disruptive Rain resulting in flooding is expected over the Overberg and southern parts of the Garden Route District as well as the Langeberg Municipality of the Western Cape Province, persisting until Sunday.
E. A yellow level 4 warning: Disruptive Snow leading to possible loss of livestock/crops and some communities being temporarily inaccessible is expected over the mountains of the Cape Winelands, Central and Little Karoo of the Western Cape and southern high-ground of Namakwa of the Northern Cape Province,persisting until Sunday.
F. A yellow level 2 warning: Disruptive Snow is expected with possible closing of passes, dangerous driving conditions and loss of vulnerable livestock is expected over high-grounds of Eastern Cape, persisting into Sunday.
G. A yellow level 2 warning: Damaging winds resulting in problems for high-sided vehicles on prone routes and localised damage to settlements is expected over the southern Namakwa, Central Karoo, Garden Route districts, as well as Overstrand and Cape Agulhas municipalities, persisting until Sunday
H. A yellow level 1 warning: Damaging winds resulting in problems for high-sided vehicles on prone routes and localised damage to settlements is expected over the western parts of Eastern Cape.. as well as the western parts of KwaZulu-Natal, persisting until Sunday.
IMPACT-BASED WARNINGS FOR 30 JULY 2023:
A. Yellow level 2 warning: Damaging Waves resulting in difficulty in navigation, beach erosion and possible rogue waves are expected between Plettenberg Bay and Port Edward, persisting until Tuesday.
FIRE DANGER WARNINGS:
A. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the eastern parts of North West Province, the northern parts of Free State, Gauteng, south-western bushveld of Limpopo and the western Highveld of Mpumalanga.
A. An intense cut-off low pressure system is expected to drop the day time temperatures ignificantly from tomorrow into Sunday. The public and small stock farmers are advised that maximum temperatures may be below 10 degrees Celsius in places over the interior of Namakwa region of the Northern Cape Province and over the interior of the Western Cape Province. General windy conditions will accompany the cold and wet conditions.
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Conditions and UVB forecast
Temperature: Partly cloudy and cool to warm.
The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Very High.
Temperature: Fine and cool, but warm in the Lowveld.
Temperature: Fine and warm.
Temperature: Fine, windy and cool to warm, becoming partly cloudy, with isolated showers and thundershower in the south.
Temperature: Fine in the east at first, otherwise partly cloudy, windy and cold to cool, with isolated showers and thundershowers, but scattered in the south except in the east.
Temperature: Windy, cloudy and cold to very cold, but partly cloudy in the north-east where it will be cool. Isolated showers and thundershowers can be expected, except in the extreme north-east, but scattered in the south with snow over the southern high-ground.
Wind: – The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong south-westerly, becoming light to moderate from the evening.
Temperature: Cloudy and cold to very cold with scattered showers and thundershowers but widespread along the south coast and adjacent interior. Snowfall is expected over the northern high-ground.
Wind: The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong southerly to south-westerly along the south-west coast spreading along the south coast in the afternoon where it will reach near gale.
The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Low.
The Western half: Cool along the coast, otherwise cloudy and cold with scattered showers and thundershowers. Snowfalls are expected over the northern high-grounds.
The Western half – Wind: The wind along the coast will be light to moderate westerly, becoming fresh to strong north-westerly from the west in the evening, but fresh to strong south-westerly overnight.
The Eastern half: Fine and warm in the east at first, otherwise partly cloudy and cool with scattered showers and thundershowers. Snow is expected over the northern high-ground where it will be cold.
The Eastern half – Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh south-westerly, becoming strong westerly in the west overnight.
Temperature: Fine and warm, becoming partly cloudy in the south in the afternoon where isolated showers and thundershowers can be expected.
Wind: The wind along the coast will be Moderate north-easterly, becoming south-westerly south of Port Shepstone from midday and spreading to Durban in the afternoon.
The expected UVB Sunburn Index: High.
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