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Very hot conditions will affect parts of W & central SA today- 13 March 2018

Very hot conditions will affect parts of W & central SA today, the highest temperatures are likely to occur over the W interior of the EC with temperatures of up to 40ºC Kirkwood 40ºC Uitenhage 38ºC Grahamstown 37ºC Beaufort West 36ºC PE 34ºC  https://www.africaweather.com/za/gauteng/johannesburg-weather/overview/359669 https://www.africaweather.com/za/kwazulu-natal/durban-weather/overview/359605 https://www.africaweather.com/za/western-cape/cape-town-weather/overview/359565 https://www.africaweather.com/za/limpopo/polokwane-weather/overview/359767 Android | iOS

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Total February rainfall/percentage of normal

86mm/77% in Joburg 57mm/57% in Pretoria 31mm/31% in Bloem 82mm/67% in Durban 74mm/93% in E London 21mm/53% in PE 27mm/52% in George 171mm/243% in Polokwane 9mm/72% in Cape Town AfricaWeather webiste https://www.africaweather.com/za/gauteng/johannesburg-weather/overview/359669 https://www.africaweather.com/za/kwazulu-natal/durban-weather/overview/359605 https://www.africaweather.com/za/western-cape/cape-town-weather/overview/359565 https://www.africaweather.com/za/limpopo/polokwane-weather/overview/359767 Android | iOS

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Rainfall in the past 24 hours to 8am

☔️Kroonstad 23mm ☔️Ixopo 21mm ☔️Port Alfred Airport 20mm ☔️Pietermaritzburg 19mm ☔️Grahamstown and Knysna 17mm ☔️Fort Beaufort and Bhisho 11mm AfricaWeather webiste https://www.africaweather.com/za/gauteng/johannesburg-weather/overview/359669 https://www.africaweather.com/za/kwazulu-natal/durban-weather/overview/359605 https://www.africaweather.com/za/western-cape/cape-town-weather/overview/359565 https://www.africaweather.com/za/limpopo/polokwane-weather/overview/359767 Android: https://goo.gl/Ftg97E | iOShttps://goo.gl/qicR82

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Sunday total rainfall.

Cool and wet weekend expected for coastal and southern inland parts of South Africa, spreading to the highveld on Sunday and Monday.

Weather conditions will begin to cool in the SW Cape from Friday as a cold front passes over the region. The front is forecast to lead to 2-5mm of rain over the SW Cape and Cape Town from Friday afternoon and there is the chance of 10-20mm near the mountains. Ahead of the front on [...]

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Total forecast rainfall accumulation today (Tuesday) and tomorrow (Wednesday).

What is causing the unusual thunderstorm activity in western parts of South Africa.

Yesterday (Monday) a short lived thunderstorm developed over Cape Town and there was also thunderstorm activity over western parts of the Northern and Western Cape with Brandvlei recording 30mm of rain. AfricaWeather is forecasting further thunderstorm activity over these areas for the next couple of days and there is the chance that the storms could [...]

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Rainfall totals in the past 24 hours to 8am 13 Feb 2018

Brandvlei 30mm Cedara 27mm Kokstad 24mm Wepener 22mm Notable wind gusts Augrabies 159.4km/hr due to downdraught from a thunderstorm. Cape Point 116.8km/hr due to a strong SE.     AfricaWeather website: www.africaweather.com

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SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR THE WEEK AHEAD – Valid Monday 12th to Sunday 18th February 2018

A fairly settled and mostly dry working week is expected over Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, N parts of KZN and E parts of the North West until the weekend. Over the weekend thunderstorm activity is expected to become more widespread, particularly over the Limpopo and E parts of the North West. With settled conditions expected over [...]

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UK Model, total rainfall 2pm Monday until 2pm Tuesday.

Strong cold front expected to affect Cape Town and the SW Cape on Monday and Tuesday next week with hot conditions over central and eastern areas.

A cold front, that will be particularly strong for the time of year is likely to affect the SW Cape from Monday afternoon until Tuesday afternoon. At this stage, confidence of this weather event is high with all major weather models forecasting that a front will affect the region, the only uncertainty is the exact [...]

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Total expected rainfall tomorrow, ECMWF model.

Heavy rain to affect parts of southern and eastern South Africa today and tomorrow.

Today there is a 100% chance of rain along the coast and adjacent interior from Cape Agulhas to Port Elizabeth. There is also a 70% chance that the rain will be heavy with up to 60mm possible in places. The rain will spread from the west to the east so Port Elizabeth is likely to [...]

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Total rainfall tomorrow(Friday) and midnight air pressure.

Summer rains to affect parts of South Africa today and tomorrow.

A low pressure system lying to the east of South Africa has, over the last 24 hours, introduced moist air into the eastern interior of the country. Evidence of this is the low cloud over areas of the highveld and Gauteng this morning. Although moisture in the lower areas of the atmosphere is required for [...]

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