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Flash floods, wet conditions to persist

Tuesday 21 February 2017 21:14

The South African Weather Service has warned of flash floods as wet weather conditions are expected to persist throughout the week.

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Flood alert for parts of KwaZulu-Natal

Tuesday 21 February 2017 06:44

The SA Weather Services has issued a warning that there's a more than 80% chance of heavy rains and thunderstorm that could lead to flooding in areas along the coast.

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The sky is expected to start clearing on Sunday afternoon.
Flash floods forecasted in 8 provinces

Saturday 7 January 2017 15:50

The South African Weather Service has warned of a risk of flash floods in up to eight provinces all but the Western Cape as rain continues.

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Smog-hit Beijing slapped with top "fog" alert for second day

Wednesday 4 January 2017 07:25

Chinese capital issued its highest red fog alert for a second day on Wednesday.

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Motorists have been urged to adhere to the rules of the road.
Jhb Emergency Services on rain alert

Wednesday 28 December 2016 08:47

Emergency services are on high alert as wet and rainy conditions continue across most parts of Johannesburg and surrounding areas on Wednesday.

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Motorists urged to make sure headlights and wipers are in good working condition.
Motorists urged to be cautious in wet weather

Tuesday 27 December 2016 08:06

Gauteng traffic officers say they've noticed an increase in the number of vehicles that are overturning as rainy conditions persist across the province.

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The roofs of four houses have been blown away.
Limpopo families reeling following heavy storm

Sunday 25 December 2016 09:30

Twenty five families at ward three of Makhado Local Municipality in Limpopo have been severely affected after their houses were struck by a heavy storm.

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2016 Year Review

Monday 12 December 2016 14:42

A look back at the news that made headlines in 2016, both locally and abroad.

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With imminent thunderstorms, KZN communities have been advised to install lightning conductors in order to save lives.
Thunderstorms warning for F State, N West, Mpumalanga and KZN

Sunday 27 November 2016 11:20

The South African Weather Service says thunderstorms are expected in the Free State, North West, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday.

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There is a 30% chance of  thunderstorms.
Thunderstorms expected in parts of SA

Saturday 26 November 2016 12:59

Thunderstorms can be expected in Gauteng, the Free State and North West.

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Swimming South Africa is concerned about the number of children who drown each year.
Swimming South Africa calls for lessons for children

Monday 14 November 2016 15:43

Swimming South Africa is calling for the Department of Education and other relevant stakeholders to take swimming lessons seriously.

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Insurance inundated with claims following Gauteng floods

Friday 11 November 2016 05:45

Insurance companies have been inundated with claims following flash floods in Gauteng.

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Floods battered the Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni areas on Wednesday evening.
Joburg residents warned of severe weather conditions

Thursday 10 November 2016 18:02

The South African Weather Services has alerted Johannesburg residents of severe weather conditions on Thursday.

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Parts of the country have been experiencing high temperatures as the heat wave persists.
Heat wave to end on Monday night, but more to follow

Monday 31 October 2016 14:31

The South African Weather Service says the intense heat wave that has left large parts of the interior in limbo, will end by Monday night.  

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Rain is expected in parts of KwaZulu-Natal.
More cold, rainy weather in KZN

Wednesday 12 October 2016 17:36

The South African Weather Services says cold and rainy conditions are expected to continue across KwaZulu-Natal.

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Hurricane Matthew kills seven

Wednesday 5 October 2016 05:32

Hurricane Matthew has pummelled Haiti and moved on to Cuba after killing up to seven people.

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South Africans are experiencing cold weather in some parts of the country.
Cold weather in parts of SA expected to improve

Monday 19 September 2016 07:29

The unexpected cold weather in parts of South Africa's interior will improve by Monday afternoon.

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Parts of the Western Cape have experienced heavy rainfall on Thursday.
City of Cape Town Disaster Management on high alert after heavy rains

Friday 16 September 2016 06:46

The City of Cape Town Disaster Management says it expects to respond to many emergencies, following warnings of heavy rain overnight on Thursday and Friday morning.

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California firefighters make slow progress controlling major wildfire

Thursday 18 August 2016 20:19

Firefighters face searing temperatures and steep terrain on Thursday after making limited progress containing a fast-moving Southern California blaze.

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A cold front is now making its way further inland.
Expect more cold and windy weather on Thursday

Wednesday 3 August 2016 20:54

The Weather Service is warning of more cold and windy weather conditions across the country throughout Thursday.

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