The Northern Cape is in for thundershowers and clouds today. Image: Pixabay
The SA Weather Service (SAWS) has released the weather forecast for the Northern Cape today, 22 March, thundershowers can be expected over most of the province, with areas such as Alexander Bay and Springbok expecting a cloudy day.
Keep important documents in a water-resistant container.
Keep cell phones in close proximity and have emergency numbers at hand.
Be especially vigilant at night as it is harder to recognize potentially deadly road hazards.
Do not camp or park cars along rivers or washes, especially during heavy rains or thunderstorms.
If on foot, be aware that low moving water can also be dangerous during flood conditions.
Do not walk into moving water.
Communities are encouraged to try to avoid contact with any flood waters as it may be contaminated with raw sewage, oil, or other dangerous substances and may also be charged with electricity from fallen power lines.