According to the South African Weather Service, disruptive snowfalls leading to temporary road closure of mountain passes are expected between Little Karoo western and northern high ground of the Eastern Cape…
Light snowfalls are expected over the eastern high ground of the Western Cape, southern high ground of the Northern Cape and to the high ground of the Eastern Cape overnight into Tuesday morning.
Very cold conditions are expected over the interior of the Western Cape, southern interior of the Northern Cape, northern interior of the Eastern Cape and southern parts of the Free State on Tuesday.
Frost is expected over the northern interior of the Eastern Cape, the Free State and the southern and eastern parts of the Northern Cape on Wednesday morning.
Severe frost is expected over the extreme eastern and south-eastern Northern Cape as well as over the Free State on Wednesday.
High seas, gale force winds
High seas with wave heights between 6.0 and 8.0m are expected between Cape Agulhas and Port St Johns in the morning. Storm surge is expected between Plettenberg Bay and East London in the morning.
Gale force westerly winds(65-80km/h) are expected between Cape St Francis and East London in the morning.
Some snow at Sutherland Observatory this morning🌨 pic.twitter.com/DRvRqd1zd1
— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) May 26, 2020
Fine and cool, becoming cold from the south in the afternoon.
The expected UVB sunburn Index: Low
Fine and cool, becoming cloudy and cold with evening drizzle and fog along the escarpment.
Fine and cool to warm, becoming partly cloudy with evening fog along the escarpment.
4. North-West Province:
Fine and cool to warm.
5. Free State:
Partly cloudy, windy and cool, clearing in the north by the evening.
6. Northern Cape:
Cloudy and cold to very cold with rain and showers over the south western parts at first with snowfalls over the southern high ground in the morning, but fine in the east. It will become partly cloudy during the afternoon.
The wind along the coast will be moderate south-westerly.
🌨❄First report of snowfall in the Western Cape (Matroosberg Mountain). Source: Matroosberg Reserve. pic.twitter.com/hEkhngWcLB
— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) May 25, 2020
7. Western Cape:
Cloudy and cold with rain showers over most of the province in the morning, but persisting along the south coast throughout the day.
Snowfalls can be expected over most of the province mountain ranges in the morning, abating from the west during the afternoon.
The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong south-westerly along the south coast otherwise fresh southerly.
The expected UVB sunburn Index: Low
8. Western half of the Eastern Cape:
Cloudy and cold but very cold in the north-east with scattered showers but widespread along the coast. Snowfalls can be expected on the higher ground areas (e.g Sneeuberg, Southern Mountains) from morning.
The wind along the coast will be gale force south-westerly in places east of Cape St Francis at first otherwise fresh to strong south westerly.
9. Eastern half of the Eastern Cape:
Cloudy and cold but very cold in the north with isolated showers but scattered along the sunshine coast. Snowfalls can be expected on the higher ground areas (e.g Winternerg, southern Drakensberg areas) from morning.
The wind along the coast will be gale force south-westerly in places along the Sunshine Coast at first otherwise fresh to strong south westerly.
Partly cloudy and cool but cold over the south-west. It will become cloudy with rain and isolated showers in the afternoon except in the north-west.
The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh northerly to north-westerly north of Richards Bay at first, otherwise fresh to strong south-westerly.
The expected UVB sunburn Index: Moderate
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