WATCH: Pool freezes over as SA temps drop below zero!
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As Mpumalanga residents hunkered down for a cold weekend, record-breaking temperatures were measured across the province with some areas experiencing sub-zero conditions…

According to Belfast resident, Lourenza Du Pisanie, her family recorded a minimum of -14°C on Saturday morning, followed by a minimum of -12°C on Sunday.
Residents were abuzz on the Belfast Chatterbox Whatsapp group, where farms in the area reported a minimum of -9°C.
Charl Strydom from the Dullstroom Weather Station also shared the following temperatures for the area on Saturday morning at 6.30am.
  • Geluk Belfast: -6.3°C
  • Dullstroom: -6.1°C
  • Kruisfontein: -5.6°C
  • Highlands Organic Farm, Belfast: -5.4°C
  • Tonteldoos: -2.8°C

“Cover sensitive plants, and take care of your pets. Stay safe and warm and help those in need where possible,” warned the South African Weather Service.

Secunda resident Lisa van der Merwe shared a video of her frozen swimming pool.

Watch the video below:

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This is a combined article from the Ridge Times and Middelburg Observer.


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Kerry Bird and Sjani Campher – Citizen

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