According to the South African Weather Service, strong to near gale (50-70km/h) north easterly winds leading to dust storms are expected over the Richersveld, Nama Khoi and Kamiesberg Municipalities in the Northern Cape today.
Strong (50-65km/h) north westerly winds are expected over the western parts of Namakwa in the Northern Cape and interior of Western Cape on Saturday (08/08/2020) but persisting over the interior of the Western Cape on Sunday.
Strong to near gale force (60-70km/h) north westerly winds are expected along the coast between Alexander Bay and Cape Point on Saturday (08/08/2020) but strong to gale force (65-80km/h) westerly to south-westerly between Cape Point and Plettenberg Bay overnight into Sunday (09/08/2020).
Morning fog patches in places, otherwise partly cloudy and cold but cool in the north. The expected UVB sunburn index: Low
Cloudy and cool to cold with light rain over the eastern Highveld, mostly in the morning, where it will be very cold.
Cloudy and cool to cold with drizzle expected along the escarpment, mostly during the morning and evening.
4. North-West Province:
Fine and cool, but partly cloudy in the south-east, spreading to the north-east in the afternoon.
5. Free State:
Cold in the east and south, otherwise fine and cool, but cloudy with morning fog patches in the east, becoming partly cloudy.
6. Eastern Parts Of The Northern Cape:
Fine and cool, but cold in the south.
6. Western Parts Of The Northern Cape:
Fine and cool but warm over the northwest, with possible blowing sand and dust along the north-western parts during the day. The wind along the coast will be light to moderate easterly to north-easterly, otherwise fresh to strong touching gale force north-easterly over the north-western parts.
7. Western Cape:
Fine and cool with frost in places over the eastern interior and high level clouds late afternoon. The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh north-easterly to easterly. The expected UVB sunburn index: Moderate
8. Western Half Of The Eastern Cape:
Cloudy with fog patches in places in the morning, otherwise fine and cold, but partly cloudy and cool in places along the coast. The wind along the coast will be moderate westerly, becoming easterly in the afternoon, but fresh north easterly in the evening.
9. Eastern Half Of The Eastern Cape:
Cool along the coast, otherwise fine and cold, but partly cloudy in the south. The wind along the coast will be Moderate westerly, becoming north easterly in the evening.
Cloudy with morning showers in the north otherwise partly cloudy and cool but cold in the west. It will become fine in the afternoon. The wind along the coast will be Moderate to fresh south to south-westerly, becoming easterly to north-easterly from the south towards evening. The expected UVB sunburn index: Moderate