Shorts and slops or an umbrella? Here’s what the weather holds for every province in South Africa on Thursday, 12 October 2023.
Severe weather alerts
A. Yellow level 4 warning: Severe Thunderstorms with heavy downpours and strong damaging winds, resulting in localized damage to formal and informal settlements, strictural damage (bridges, car ports, etc.) are expected over parts of KwaZulu- Natal, except the extreme northern parts.
B. Yellow level 2 warning: Severe Thunderstorms with possible strong damaging winds and large amounts of small hail, and heavy downpours resulting in localized flooding are expected over the south-eastern parts of Northern Cape, south-western parts of North-West Province, western parts of Free State and eastern parts of Eastern Cape.
FIRE DANGER WARNINGS:
A. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the eastern part of the North West Province.
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Conditions and UVB forecast
Temperature: Partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers but cloudy in the extreme south where it will be cool
The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Moderate.
Temperature: Partly cloudy and warm to hot with isolated showers and thunder- showers over the Highveld from the afternoon.
Temperature: Fine in the north-east, otherwise partly cloudy and warm to hot with isolated showers and thundershowers in the south-western parts.
Temperature: Cloudy, windy and warm to hot with scattered showers and thunder- showers, but isolated in the east.
Temperature: Cloudy, windy and cool to warm, with scattered showers and thunder- showers.
Temperature: Partly cloudy in the west, otherwise cloudy and cool to warm, with isolated to scattered showers and thundershowers in the east. A chance of Light drizzle is expected along the coast in the morning.
Wind: The wind along the coast will be light to moderate westerly to north- westerly.
Temperature: Morning fog patches in the west, otherwise cloudy and cool to warm with isolated showers and rain, except in the extreme north.
Wind: The wind along the coast will be light to moderate north to north- westerly along the south west coast in the morning, otherwise moderate to fresh west to south-westerly. It will be strong in places along the south coast in the afternoon.
The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Very High.
The Western half: Cloudy and cool with a scattered showers and thundershowers.
The Western half – The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh north-easterly east of oyster bay at first, otherwise moderate to fresh north- westerly, becoming fresh to strong south-westerly in the afternoon.
The Eastern half: Cloudy and cool with widespread showers and thundershowers, but scattered in the south-west.
The Eastern half – Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh north-easterly, but north-westerly in places, becoming moderate westerly from the west in the afternoon, becoming fresh along the wild coast in the evening.
Temperature: Cloudy and warm, but cool in the south-west with i isolated to scattered showers and thundershowers, but widespread in the extreme south.
Wind: The wind along the coast will be light to moderate southerly to south- westerly south of Richard’s Bay until mid-day, otherwise moderate to fresh north-easterly north of Richard’s bay
The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Low.
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