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Eskom's power grid remains tight

Tuesday 18 November 2014 06:52

South Africa's power utility Eskom says its systems will remain tight over the evening peaks for the next few days.

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On Thursday a freak sandstorm whipped Gauteng and the Free State.
SA experiencing strange weather phenomena

Friday 17 October 2014 20:18

The past couple of days have seen the country experiencing strange weather phenomena.

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Gauteng residents brace for Jozi storms

Monday 29 September 2014 07:57

Residents of Gauteng and neighbouring provinces are warned to brace themselves for severe thunderstorms and heavy winds on Monday.

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Snow fell in many parts of the country on Friday.
KZN Disaster Management on snow alert

Friday 29 August 2014 16:04

The department of cooperative governance in KwaZulu-Natal says its disaster management team is on high alert amid more predictions of bad weather.

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NSRI warns Cape residents ahead of cold fronts

Wednesday 27 August 2014 14:31

The National Sea Rescue Institute has issued a warning that people exercise caution if they go out to sea this week.

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Cold snap set to hit Cape Town

Friday 25 July 2014 05:10

Capetonians can brace themselves for an icy weekend as several cold fronts are set to make their way through the Western Cape.

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Not too much rain is expected but very cold conditions are expected in the Western Cape on Friday.
Cold to hit the Cape on Friday

Thursday 17 July 2014 14:36

The South African Weather Service says the heavy rain across the Western Cape will continue throughout the day.

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Philippines evacuates coastal areas as typhoon aims for Manila

Tuesday 15 July 2014 05:41

The Philippines evacuated eastern coastal areas, suspended ferry services and closed schools in parts of the main Luzon island on Tuesday.

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 People are struggling to keep warm as cold front hits.
Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo hardest hit by cold front

Tuesday 8 July 2014 19:00

The icy hand of winter is smothering most parts of the country. The hardest hit provinces are Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo.

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Cold front hits South Africa

Tuesday 8 July 2014 05:31

With the cold front on the horizon, power utility Eskom has assured South Africans that they need not worry about the lights going out.

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Cape Town residents want to be relocated to drier areas.
Cape Town residents ask to be moved from flooded area

Monday 7 July 2014 20:51

Residents of informal settlements in Cape Town want government to relocate them to drier areas.

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Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says a high number of people living in low-lying areas in informal settlements are particularly vulnerable to flooding.
Heavy rains cause flooding in CT

Saturday 5 July 2014 08:06

Heavy rains in the Western Cape have led to localised flooding in several areas on Friday night.

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Cape town expects heavy rains starting this afternoon.
Cape Town fully prepared for expected heavy rains

Friday 4 July 2014 12:44

Disaster Management are currently unblocking drains and inspecting low lying areas of the Cape Flats ahead of the expected heavy downpours this afternoon.

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Cold weather and rain is expected in Cape Town this coming weekend.
Cape Town on high alert ahead of cold front

Thursday 3 July 2014 12:00

Capetonians must brace themselves for some unpleasant weather at the weekend. The South African Weather Service says a cold front will move in on Saturday morning.

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Western Cape residents to experience very cold conditions this weekend.
Western Cape braces for wet, chilly weekend

Tuesday 1 July 2014 11:25

Residents of the Western Cape are set to experience a cold and wet weekend.

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Fires in KwaZulu-Natal  and Eastern Cape has burnt hectares of land.
E Cape, KZN residents remain in danger following runaway fires

Tuesday 17 June 2014 05:53

The death toll may rise as emergency teams continue the search for people after runaway fires gutted thousands of hectares of land in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape.

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The South African Weather Service says a cold front reached the Western Cape on Tuesday night leading to heavy rain.
Brace yourself for the cold

Wednesday 4 June 2014 18:20

Winter is here with a cold front moving through the Western Cape and is expected to affect Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo from Friday through to Sunday.

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A man uses an umbrella to block the snow at ski-resort Afriski in Lesotho
Snow falls in Eastern Cape and Lesotho

Wednesday 23 April 2014 19:09

Winter isn’t coming, it is already here with snowfalls on Wednesday in Lesotho and the Eastern Cape.  

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SA climbers safe after Everest avalanche

Sunday 20 April 2014 14:29

South African climbers were safe following an avalanche on Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, which left at least 13 Nepalese mountain guides dead.

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Flight Lieutenant Russell Adams looks out from the cockpit of a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion aircraft while searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 over the southern
Planes, ships race to beat bad weather in search for Malaysian jet

Thursday 27 March 2014 05:59

Aircraft and ships scouring the southern Indian Ocean for wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 were racing to beat bad weather on Thursday.

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