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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.  


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Further north, voters in queues can expect windy conditions.
Voters can expect cold & wet conditions on Election Day

Tuesday 2 August 2016 09:51

Voters across the southern and central parts of South Africa can expect cold and wet conditions on Wednesday as a cold front makes its way towards the country.


The tornado ripped through this house.
Hundreds remain stranded after tornado in Tembisa

Wednesday 27 July 2016 20:18

Hundreds are still without roofs over their heads on Wednesday following a freak tornado in Tembisa, on Gauteng's East Rand.


About 80 % of the claims are for homes and buildings and most of these are in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
Recent weather damages to cost insurers billions

Wednesday 27 July 2016 18:39

It is estimated that the damages caused during storms on Tuesday will cost the insurance industry up to R2 billion in claims.


Weather wreaks havoc in KwaZulu-Natal

Tuesday 26 July 2016 20:58

As the country remains in the grip of inclement weather, heavy flooding in KwaZulu-Natal has claimed five lives.


Extreme weather prompts flight delays

Tuesday 26 July 2016 18:57

Extreme weather conditions are causing travel delays as flights have been delayed at airports around the country.


Rain and snow have swept through large parts of the country and temperatures have dropped markedly.
Cold weather to subside by Wednesday

Monday 25 July 2016 17:25

The bitterly cold weather in most parts of South Africa is expected to subside late on Wednesday.


The South African Weather Service has issued an alert, warning residents to brace themselves for snow, strong winds and persistent rain.
Parts of KZN snowed in

Sunday 24 July 2016 16:18

KwaZulu-Natal weather and traffic authorities have had their hands full as snow fell in parts of the province.


KwaZulu-Natal can expect snow and rain.
South Africans brace for much colder weather conditions

Saturday 23 July 2016 15:33

South Africans will have to brace for much colder conditions expected over most of the country's interior from Monday.  


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