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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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