SABC News - Weather


Congo's storms challenge Randgold

Monday 8 February 2016 18:23

Mining in DRC has many challenges and as Randgold Resources developed its Kibali gold mine in the north-east of the central African nation, it came across an unexpected one: the weather.


Fire warning issued for Northern Cape

Friday 5 February 2016 10:56

The South African Weather Services has issued a warning of fire in some parts of the Northern Cape.


High temperatures are expected in Cape Town.
Heatwave to hit Cape Town

Sunday 31 January 2016 10:20

The South African Weather Service says Capetonians can brace themselves for another heatwave with temperatures reaching highs of up to 40 degrees.


Heat stroke death toll rises to 11

Sunday 10 January 2016 07:15

The North West health department says eleven people have now died in the province as a result of heat stroke.


Gauteng residents can expect reprieve from heatwave

Friday 8 January 2016 07:47

The South African Weather Service expects the high temperatures to start subsiding on the weekend.


SA's heatwave, a national crisis

Thursday 7 January 2016 17:53

South Africa is currently in the grips of one of the worst droughts in 23 years.


Rivers stop flowing as heatwave remains unabated

Monday 4 January 2016 16:38

The heat wave continues unabated over the Free State with little relief in sight.


Gauteng temperatures expected to soar in upcoming week

Monday 4 January 2016 07:04

Extremely high temperatures, peaking at 39 degrees Celsius, are expected throughout the week.


Cape weather officially classified as heatwave

Saturday 2 January 2016 18:47

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) says that the temperature in the Western Cape can be classified as a heatwave.


Fire alert for SA as heatwave intensifies

Monday 7 December 2015 11:35

The South Africa Weather Services has warned residents of five provinces including Gauteng to prepare for an intensified heatwave on Monday.


Some parts of the country are expected to experience thunder storms.
Weather service warns of thunder storms

Friday 27 November 2015 00:05

The South African Weather Service has issued a warning for severe thunder storms in parts of Gauteng, Mpumalanga and the North West.


Joburg residents face level two water restrictions

Wednesday 25 November 2015 14:35

Joburg residents are no longer allowed to top up their pools or wash their cars with hosepipes.


Areas in South Africa have been experiencing extreme weather conditions.
“El Nino weather patterns to heighten competition for food”

Sunday 22 November 2015 10:32

University of Limpopo’s Agricultural Economist Leseja Ledwaba has warned that persistent El Nino weather patterns are set to heighten competition for food and potentially lead to food insecurity.


Meterologists have warned that warm temperatures will continue until the end of the week.
Heatwave warning for Gauteng

Tuesday 10 November 2015 09:30

The Tshwane Emergency Services Department has warned residents to protect themselves against an excessive heat wave.


KwaZulu-Natal has been declared a disaster area following drought.
Bad weather predicted for KZN

Tuesday 3 November 2015 08:39

The South African Weather Services says light rain and strong winds are expected across KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday.


High speed, mountains blunt Hurricane Patricia's blow in Mexico

Saturday 24 October 2015 22:42

Barreling in from the Pacific, powerful Hurricane Patricia moved so quickly past the Mexican coast that it failed to saturate the ground and produce the devastating flooding


Heatwave to persist until the weekend: SA Weather Services

Tuesday 6 October 2015 21:27

According to the South African Weather Services in Pretoria the heatwave that has had many in a sweat is expected to persist until the weekend.


Motorists urged to drive with caution

Sunday 6 September 2015 12:00

Five people have been killed and at least eight others injured in various road crashes in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg since Saturday night.


Rainy weather causes more road carnage

Saturday 5 September 2015 19:52

Several motor accidents have claimed lives across the country. Six people died on Eastern Cape roads on Saturday, just a week after accidents that claimed 46 lives.


SAWS warns of negative climate change effects

Monday 24 August 2015 17:12

The South African Weather Service says more negative effects of climate change will be experienced, especially in Mpumalanga and Limpopo.


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