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Brace yourselves rugby fans, its rainfall throughout SA
 

Brace yourselves rugby fans, its rainfall throughout SA

Rainfalls are expected throughout the Eastern parts of South Africa (SA) this weekend. It’s a gloomy weekend all around the country with heavy cloud cover forecasted on Friday throughout SA. Figure 1: Rainfall map of South Africa. Heavy rains along coastal Kwa-Zulu Natal moving into the Eastern Cape. Source:  www.africaweather.com Don’t let today’s clear skies in [...]

Brace yourselves rugby fans, its rainfall throughout SA

Rainfalls are expected throughout the Eastern parts of South Africa (SA) this weekend. It’s a gloomy weekend all around the country with heavy cloud cover forecasted on Friday throughout SA. Figure 1: Rainfall map of South Africa. Heavy rains along coastal Kwa-Zulu Natal moving into the Eastern Cape. Source:  www.africaweather.com Don’t let today’s clear skies in [...]

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Adverse Weather, a cut-off low pressure system and a second cold front expected over the central and southern parts of South Africa Part 2

Adverse Weather, a cut-off low pressure system and a second cold front expected over the central and southern parts of South Africa Part 2

After a rather mild couple of weeks, especially over the interior, conditions are expected to become significantly chillier over most of South Africa. The South African Weather Service alerts the public about severe weather conditions which are expected in parts of the country starting from tonight(Thursday 16 July 2015).   Cold to very cold conditions will [...]

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Adverse weather, a cut off low pressure system and a second cold front expected over the central and southern parts of South Africa Part 1

Adverse weather, a cut off low pressure system and a second cold front expected over the central and southern parts of South Africa Part 1

 A weather system that will intensify into a cut-off low pressure system by Friday, 17 July is expected over the country this week, while another intense cold front is expected to make landfall by Sunday, 19 July 2015 leading to possible adverse weather conditions. Synopsis A steep upper-trough over the western parts of the country is expected [...]

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Snow this past weekend in the Western Cape

The Cold Returns – Snow For Western Cape ThisWeekend  ( Article via www.stormchasing.co.za) *Snow Pic via @SnowReportSA taken at Matroosberg Private Reserve (Western Cape) After a fairly mild and mostly dry couple weeks for most of the South-Western Cape, things look set to change this weekend with the arrival of cold front, which looks likely [...]

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April First Cloud Jokes!

Q: What cloud is so lazy because it will not get up? A: Fog. Q: Why don’t meteorologists like to dine out on the moon? A: The moon has no atmosphere. Q: Where do clouds go to the bathroom? A: Anywhere they want Q: What did one raindrop say to the other? A: Two’s company, [...]

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Strange-weather-phenomena

( 4th April 2014 – By Sara Heddleston) Rare Yet Awesome Weather Phenomena That Will Blow Your Mind. Weather events and anomalies are a constant source of wonder. It makes sense why humans are left in awe by their power and beauty. Natural wonders are so impressive because they are completely out of our control. These [...]

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Did you know that JHB experiences electric storms every day during summer months?

“Johannesburg is hit by electric storms every day during the summer months from November to March. It is a welcome, yet dramatic respite to the blistering heat.” This amazing story, is told in pictures by Alexius van der Westhuizen, a 46-year-old South African real-estate agent. Van der Westhuizen reveals that each picture is a composition of dozens [...]

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Not yet Spring for CapeTownians!

1. Expected developments according the South African Weather Services Current model analysis have identified what appears to be an intense cold front expected to move over the southwestern parts of the Western Cape on Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Mainly affecting the Western Cape Province and western parts of the Northern Cape Province from Wednesday [...]

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Spring is almost here but not before one last cold front sweeps across SA.

Intense Cold Front expected to move across the country!                   After some milder weather conditions over the eastern parts of the country over the past few weeks, the country needs to brace itself for intense cold fronts moving in from today, 26 August 2014, reaching the north-eastern [...]

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Southern Africa rainy season!

  Southern Africa rainy season - October 1995-April 1996: According to Climate Prediction Center, NCEP/NWS/NOAA, Washington, D.C., in Southern Africa, the rainy season typically lasts from October to April and reaches maximum strength between November and March. Most locations receive more than 75% of their annual precipitation during this 7­month period, with some parts in the [...]

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