south africa weather forecast

Today’s weather forecast. Image: Adobe Stock

Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 21 November 2018

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

Warnings: 

Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in places over the northern parts of the Northern Cape.

Watches: 

Severe thunderstorms are expected over the south-eastern parts of Mpumalanga and the north-eastern parts of KwaZulu-Natal.

Special weather advisories

Extremely hot conditions are expected in the northern Lowveld areas of Limpopo.

Hot and humid weather will result in extremely uncomfortable conditions in the Lowveld areas of Limpopo.

Weather forecast and UV index for all provinces

Gauteng: Partly cloudy and warm with isolated afternoon thundershowers in the extreme north.

UVB sunburn index: Extreme.

Mpumalanga: Partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers but scattered in the east. It will be hot in the Lowveld. It will become cloudy with fog along the escarpment in the evening.

Limpopo: Partly cloudy and hot to very hot with isolated showers and thundershowers but scattered in the south-east. It will be extremely hot in the northern parts of the Lowveld.

North-West Province: Partly cloudy in the east at first, otherwise fine and hot.

Free State: Partly cloudy and warm.

Northern Cape: Fine and warm but hot over the northern corner.

Northern Cape: Partly cloudy at first, otherwise fine and warm to hot, but cool along the coast and over the southern high-ground. The wind along the coast will be strong south-easterly.

Western Cape: Cloudy along the south coast and adjacent interior with light rain, otherwise partly cloudy and cool to warm, but fine over the west. The wind along the coast will be fresh south-westerly along the south coast, otherwise strong southerly to south-easterly.

UVB index: Extreme.

Western half of the Eastern Cape: Cloudy and cool with rain and showers south of Graaff-Reinet. The wind along the coast will be Fresh to strong southwesterly.

Eastern half of the Eastern Cape: Cloudy and cool but cold along the escarpment, with rain and showers south of the escarpment. The wind along the coast will be Fresh to strong southwesterly.

KwaZulu-Natal: Cloudy and cool but warm in the north-west with scattered showers and thundershowers but isolated in the west. The wind along the coast will be Moderate to fresh southerly to south-westerly.

UVB index: Moderate.