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Flash floods, wet conditions to persist

Tuesday 21 February 2017 21:14

The South African Weather Service has warned of flash floods as wet weather conditions are expected to persist throughout the week.


Flood alert for parts of KwaZulu-Natal

Tuesday 21 February 2017 06:44

The SA Weather Services has issued a warning that there's a more than 80% chance of heavy rains and thunderstorm that could lead to flooding in areas along the coast.


The sky is expected to start clearing on Sunday afternoon.
Flash floods forecasted in 8 provinces

Saturday 7 January 2017 15:50

The South African Weather Service has warned of a risk of flash floods in up to eight provinces all but the Western Cape as rain continues.


Smog-hit Beijing slapped with top "fog" alert for second day

Wednesday 4 January 2017 07:25

Chinese capital issued its highest red fog alert for a second day on Wednesday.


Motorists have been urged to adhere to the rules of the road.
Jhb Emergency Services on rain alert

Wednesday 28 December 2016 08:47

Emergency services are on high alert as wet and rainy conditions continue across most parts of Johannesburg and surrounding areas on Wednesday.


Motorists urged to make sure headlights and wipers are in good working condition.
Motorists urged to be cautious in wet weather

Tuesday 27 December 2016 08:06

Gauteng traffic officers say they've noticed an increase in the number of vehicles that are overturning as rainy conditions persist across the province.


The roofs of four houses have been blown away.
Limpopo families reeling following heavy storm

Sunday 25 December 2016 09:30

Twenty five families at ward three of Makhado Local Municipality in Limpopo have been severely affected after their houses were struck by a heavy storm.


2016 Year Review

Monday 12 December 2016 14:42

A look back at the news that made headlines in 2016, both locally and abroad.


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.


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