South Africa weather forecast

Today’s weather forecast. Image: Wikimedia Commons

WEATHER: Heavy rain, flooding, SNOW and strong winds to affect these parts of SA

Shorts and slops or an umbrella? Here’s what the weather holds for every province in South Africa on Sunday, 24 September 2023.

South Africa weather forecast

Today’s weather forecast. Image: Wikimedia Commons

Shorts and slops or an umbrella? Here’s what the weather holds for every province in South Africa on Sunday, 24 September 2023.

Severe weather alerts

RAINFALL ALERTS:

IMPACT-BASED WARNINGS:

A. Orange level 6 warning for Severe Thunderstorms leading to flooding/flash flooding is expected over the Garden Route, Overberg, southern parts of Cape Winelands of the Western Cape.

B. Yellow level 2 warning for Severe Thunderstorms leading to localised flooding/flash flooding is expected over the Central Karoo, northern parts of the Cape Winelands, southern parts of the West Coast District, City of Cape Town of the Western Cape.

C. An orange level 6 warning for disruptive rain is expected over the central and southern parts of the Northern Cape, as well as the western parts of the Eastern Cape.

D. An orange level 8 warning for disruptive rain is expected on along the coast and adjacent interior of the eastern half of the Eastern Cape.

E. A yellow level 2 warning for disruptive rain is expected along the escarpment and parts of the central interior of the Eastern Cape.

WIND ALERTS:

IMPACT-BASED WARNINGS:

A. Orange level 6 warning for Damaging Winds and Waves leading to disruption of ports and small harbours is expected between Cape Agulhas and Plettenberg Bay of the Western Cape, spreading eastwards along the Eastern Cape coast reaching Port Edward.

B. Orange level 6 warning for Interior Winds leading to damage to settlements is expected over the Garden Route, eastern Overberg and Langeberg Local Municipalities of the Western Cape as well as the south-western parts of the Eastern Cape.

C. Yellow level 2 warning for Damaging Interior Winds leading to disruption to transport is expected over the southern parts of Namakwa of the Northern Cape, Central Karoo, Cape Winelands, western parts of the Overberg, City of Cape Town of the Western Cape, central and eastern parts of the Eastern Cape as well as the central and southern parts of the Northern Cape.

D. Yellow level 2 warning for Damaging Wind and Waves leading to difficulty in navigation is expected between Cape Point and Cape Agulhas of the Western Cape

FIRE DANGER WARNINGS:

A. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the North-West, western and northern parts of Limpopo as well as the south-western parts of Gauteng province.

ADVISORIES:

An intense cut-off low is expected over the Cape Provinces, with very wet, cold and windy conditions expected over southern Namakwa in the Northern Cape and over the Western Cape province until Monday morning, spreading along the south and south-east coastal areas. The public, marine users and small stock farmers are advised that disruptive rain, damaging winds, damaging waves, severe storms, and very cold temperatures are possible until Tuesday over the Eastern Cape, with light snow over the high peaks of the north-eastern mountains.

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Conditions and UVB forecast

Gauteng

Temperature: Fine and warm to hot.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Extreme.

Mpumalanga

Temperature: Fine and warm to hot but very hot over the lowveld. It will become partly cloudy in the west from afternoon.

Limpopo

Temperature: Fine and hot to very hot.

North West

Temperature: Partly cloudy, windy and warm to hot, with isolated showers and thundershowers except over the eastern parts.

Free State

Temperature: Partly cloudy, windy and cool to warm with isolated showers and thundershowers but scattered over the south-western parts.

Northern Cape

Temperature: Partly cloudy, windy and cool to warm, with scattered showers and thundershowers but widespread in the south and south-east. Isolated showers and thundershowers are expected over the extreme north-west.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate southerly in the morning, otherwise west to north-westerly.

Western Cape

Temperature: Cloudy and cool to cold with widespread showers and thundershowers but scattered in the west.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be strong to gale force southerly to south-easterly along the south and south-west coast, otherwise moderate to fresh. It will become moderate north-westerly along the west coast from late morning.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Moderate.

Eastern Cape

The Western half: Cloudy and cool with widespread to general showers and thundershowers.

The Western half – The wind along the coast will be strong to gale force south-easterly.

The Eastern half: Cloudy and cool with widespread to general showers and thundershowers.

The Eastern half – Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate easterly becoming strong in the afternoon.

KwaZulu-Natal

Temperature: Partly cloudy in the north-east, otherwise cloudy and cool but warm in the north with isolated showers and thundershowers but scattered in the south.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be Moderate easterly to south-easterly, becoming fresh south of Durban in the afternoon.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Low.

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