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According to the South African Weather Service, disruptive snowfalls are expected over the Namakwa southern high ground and western high ground of the Western Cape mainly in the morning.

High seas with wave heights of 6-7m are expected along the coastal regions between Cape Columbine and Coffee Bay. Gale force W to SW winds of 65 km/h are expected along the coast between Cape Agulhas and Coffee Bay.

Light snowfalls are expected at first over the Sneeuberg, Winterberg and southern Drakensberg of Eastern Cape today.

CT Restaurant suffers damage

Upmarket restaurant, On The Rocks in Bloubergstrand, Cape Town suffered structural damage to its property on Tuesday morning as inclement weather continued to batter parts of Cape Town.

Manager at the restaurant, Annarette Blom, told News24 that luckily no one had been injured and that operations were continuing as normal.

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Around 10:30 on Tuesday morning, a “gush wind suddenly came”, she said.

“The canopy on one of our three restaurants was thrown off the roof and landed two streets away from the restaurant. Luckily, no one was injured,” Blom added.

Blom said that a boat at one of the other restaurants had been turned over.

While the wind was gushing through, “customers could not leave for about 40 minutes,” Blom revealed.



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Uprooted tree destroys 7 homes

Seven homes were destroyed by an uprooted tree in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay, as the cold front slammed into Cape Town on Monday night.

The City’s disaster risk management spokesperson Charlotte Powell said no injuries had been reported as a result of the incident.

About 3 000 dwellings in the area – as well as the informal settlements in Masiphumelele and Makhaza – were affected.


Strong winds damaged roofs in Mamre, Strand, Gugulethu and Belhar, while flooded roads have been reported in a number of areas – Southfield, Grassy Park, Killarney, Kraaifontein, Atlantis, Hout Bay, Kuils River, Mitchells Plain, Macassar, Parow and Durbanville – Powell said.


Jody January from Klipfontein says his house has been flooding for years. He said he has not received help from anyone every winter when flooding occurs. PHOTO: Ayanda Ndamane — African News Agency(ANA)

SNOW pics

According to SnowReportSA, snowfalls have been recorded near Matroosberg outside Ceres, Sutherland, Nieu-Bethesda, and on the Cederberg mountains.

Take a look at the map below for areas in which heavy snowfalls are expected:

(Map shared with permission from SnowReportSA)


Take a look at some of the stunning images below:

(Images shared with permission from SnowReportSA)

(Images shared with permission from SnowReportSA)

(Images shared with permission from SnowReportSA)

(Images shared with permission from SnowReportSA)