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Regional weather forecast (temperature and uvb index) 20 May 2022

This forecast is designed to be a quick overview of what lies in store.

south africa weather forecast

Today’s weather forecast. Image: Adobe Stock

Weather forecast data provided by the South African Weather Service. For a detailed forecast of your province, click here.

Severe Weather Alerts

IMPACT-BASED WARNINGS:

1.Yellow Level 2 Warning for Rain leading to localised flooding of susceptible formal/informal settlements and minor motor vehicle accidents due to wet slippery roads can be expected in places over the Eastern Cape.

2.Orange Level 5 for disruptive rain leading to widespread flooding of roads and settlements, danger to life, and possible displacement of affected communities expected over the central coast and interior of the Eastern Cape.

FIRE DANGER WARNINGS:

1. NIL

ADVISORIES:

1. Very cold and wet conditions with light snowfalls on the high mountain peaks of the Eastern Cape, as well as Central Karoo in the Western Cape and southern parts of the Karoo Hoogland in Northern Cape are could result in isolated loss of vulnerable livestock.

Temperature and UVB forecast

Gauteng:

Temperature: Partly cloudy and cool with isolated showers and thundershowers.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: High.

Mpumalanga:

Temperature: Warm in the Lowveld, otherwise partly cloudy and cool with isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers over the Highveld region.

Limpopo:

Temperature: Partly cloudy and cool to warm with isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers in the south-west, where it will become cloudy in the evening.

North-West Province:

Temperature: Partly cloudy and cool, becoming cloudy, with scattered showers and thundershowers, but isolated in the east.

Free State:

Temperature: Partly cloudy and cold to cool, becoming cloudy with scattered showers and thundershowers, but widespread in the south-west. Light snowfall is expected along the Lesotho border.

Northern Cape:

Temperature: Cloudy and cold with isolated to scattered showers and thundershowers, but widespread in the south east.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be

Western Cape:

Temperature: Cloudy to partly cloudy and cold to cool with isolated showers in the extreme eastern parts and over the Overberg District until in the afternoon. It will be fine in the north-west from the mid-morning.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh south -easterly in the west in the morning otherwise westerly to south-westerly.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Low.

Eastern Cape:

The Western half – Cloudy and cold with widespread showers and thundershowers, but scattered in places in the west.

The Western half -Wind: The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong westerly.

The Eastern half -Cloudy and cool to cold with widespread showers and thundershowers.

The Eastern half -The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh southerly, but westerly in places in the west.

Kwazulu-Natal:

Temperature: Partly cloudy and warm but cool in the south, becoming cloudy in the afternoon with scattered showers and thundershowers but isolated in the north.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be Moderate to fresh northerly to north-westerly north of Richards Bay, otherwise southerly to south-westerly spreading to Kosi Bay in the evening.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Moderate.

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