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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.


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.


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.


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