Gale-force westerly winds of between 65 to 70km/h are expected along the coast between Cape Agulhas and Plettenberg Bay.
The weather service says a cold front will bring cooler temperatures, showers and thundershowers to the south-eastern and eastern parts of the country.
Don’t pack away the jerseys and heaters just yet, the SA Weather Service advises.
The core of the extremely dangerous Category 4 storm is set to be ‘near or over’ parts of the northwestern Bahamas on Sunday as it moves towards the Florida east coast.
Rough sea conditions have meant that the beaches cannot be inspected and therefore, cannot be declared safe for swimming.
‘The weather warms up a bit in August but do not relax, we still have some cold days ahead,’ a weather forecaster said.

If you thought winter was over, think again

The SA Weather Service says a number of cold fronts are expected this month and maybe in early September.

Major rise in Western Cape dam levels after good rainfall

‘The ongoing problem area is the Gouritz River catchment area which feeds a big part of the interior Karoo region.’

City of Cape town warns of impending storm, possible flooding

Gale force north-westerly winds of between 65 and 80km/h have been forecast between Table Bay and Cape Agulhas.

Mopping up operations continue in Cape Town and surrounds after heavy downpours

The City reportedly did make emergency shelter available to the affected communities, however, these offers weren’t accepted.

Cold front from Western Cape brings icy weather

The Sutherland area of the Northern Cape is predicted to get the heaviest snowfalls, with up to 20cm possible.

WATCH: Are you prepared? Gauteng’s cold front is on its way

We can expect a drop in temperatures, especially from Tuesday, when only a windy high of 20°C and a low of 4°C is forecast.

Another cold front with possible snowfall to hit Mzansi

Light snowfall is expected over the Eastern Cape.

Last month was the hottest June on record: EU satellite agency

European temperatures were around 2C hotter than normal, and globally Earth was 0.1C hotter than the previous June record.

‘Fast-moving’ cold front to hit Mzansi this weekend

Gauteng residents will feel the cold on Monday.

Severe frost to hit parts of Gauteng on Monday morning

Gauteng is expected to experience cold nights and cool days this week.

Cape Town on standby for Friday’s predicted possible floods

Residents are requested to contact the public emergency communication centre in cases of emergencies.

Western Cape to be slapped with intense cold front this weekend

Fishing communities along the south-western coastline are strongly urged not to venture out to sea on Friday evening as the province braces itself for gale force winds and heavy rain.

Stay wrapped up, it’s going to be very cold

The weather is not expected to warm up well into the next week.




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