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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.


Different parts of the country have been experiencing rainy conditions.
KZN weather clearing

Sunday 26 July 2015 15:32

The South African Weather Service says it is clearing over KwaZulu-Natal after the low pressure system that had brought widespread rain and snow moved offshore.


People in KZN have been urged not to take unnecessary risks including crossing bridges where it is not clear.
Weather puts KZN on high alert

Saturday 25 July 2015 20:21

The KwaZulu-Natal Disaster Management Team says it is on high alert amid warnings of adverse weather conditions in the province this weekend.


More E Cape people have been evacuated from their homes as heavy rains persist.
Heavy rains continue to wreak havoc in E Cape

Saturday 25 July 2015 17:55

Heavy rains and cold weather have continued to cause havoc in some parts of the Eastern Cape.


E Cape motorists cautioned amid bad weather

Wednesday 22 July 2015 10:33

At least seven people have been injured after two minibus taxis collided on Black Road in East London during morning rush hour.


Record-breaking cold temperature expected to hit Australia

Thursday 9 July 2015 06:30

Australians are bracing for a sudden snap of freezing weather which is expected to result in record-breaking cold temperatures for most parts of the country.


Eskom to start stage 1 load shedding

Monday 29 June 2015 16:10

Eskom announced mid-afternoon on Monday that it will implement stage 1 load shedding from 16:00 until 22:00.


 Cloudy and rainy conditions are expected in KwaZulu-Natal.
Cold front hits SA

Saturday 27 June 2015 13:25

The South African Weather Service says more thunder showers accompanied by a cold front in most parts of the country are expected over the weekend and the coming week.


Cape cold front set to bring more rain

Thursday 25 June 2015 06:15

Below average dam levels in the Western Cape could see a boost from heavy rains that have been falling since Tuesday. Another cold front is expected to bring even more rain.


The current cold front moving across the Western Cape will clear up by Wednesday.
W Cape motorists warned amid bad weather

Tuesday 16 June 2015 10:00

Western Cape Traffic Authorities have urged motorists on the province's roads to be cautious on the roads while a cold front is moving through the province.


Snow expected in KZN, roads stay open for now

Friday 5 June 2015 14:24

KwaZulu-Natal traffic authorities were on high alert on Friday, expecting weather conditions in the province - where snow has already caused an accident - to worsen.


The South African Weather Service has forecast that temperatures will be at their lowest on Thursday.
Gauteng braces for freezing temperatures

Wednesday 3 June 2015 11:00

The South African Weather Service is warning people to brace themselves for even colder weather as temperatures drop further this winter.


Western Cape on high flood alert

Wednesday 3 June 2015 06:21

Stormy weather continues to affect Cape Town and the weather office has warned of flash floods. The series of cold fronts have caused power outages.


S Cape towns hit by power outages caused by bad weather

Tuesday 2 June 2015 15:05

George and surrounding towns in the Southern Cape has been hit by power outages due to stormy weather.


Cold winter chill to grip South Africa

Monday 20 April 2015 14:54

South Africans should take out those brollies, boots and coats when winter comes, because it will bring with it freezing weather.


SA braces for a wet week

Monday 23 March 2015 12:30

South Africans can gear themselves up for a wet week. The South African Weather Service says the central part of the country will be mainly affected.


Ivory Coast weather to help cocoa mid-crop - farmers

Tuesday 17 March 2015 09:01

Abundant rainfall last week in most of Ivory Coast's main cocoa growing regions is a positive sign for the April-to-September mid-crop.


Weather conditions threaten food security: Grain SA

Friday 20 February 2015 15:43

This week Grain South Africa warned that persistent hot and dry weather conditions are threatening food security, not only in South Africa but the Southern African region as a whole.


Record-breaking cold in U.S. Midwest heads to frigid East Coast

Thursday 19 February 2015 18:32

Bone-chilling cold in the U.S. Midwest shattered records in Chicago on Thursday, closing schools and starting its trudge eastward to an already frozen Boston and New York.


W Cape, N Cape residents brace for heatwave

Monday 16 February 2015 20:31

Residents of the West Coast, in the Western Cape, and parts of the Northern Cape should brace themselves for extremely hot weather, the SA Weather Service said on Monday.


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