As predicted, the Western Cape received a hearty amount of snow last night and this morning, with many Capetonians taking to the summit of Table Mountain on Sunday to witness the snow flurries.

Table Mountain received several centimetres of snow from intermittent flurries beginning in the early hours of Sunday morning until the afternoon. Predictions emerged from local weather outlets late on Saturday, where up to 11cm of snow was estimated to fall on the summit.

Light flakes began to fall before sunrise this morning, with a more significant amount arriving around midday.


Meanwhile, Worcester locals woke up to the sight of snow-capped peaks.

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Those who made the trip to Ceres were rewarded with a magnificent show.


#snowing #capetown #ceres #matroosberg #sochill #naturethetapy #greatadventure #honiball ❤️❄️⛄️

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Snowhunting in Ceres #snow #snowhunting #ceres #winter #southafrica #latergram

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The Matroosberg area, Western Cape’s highest point, received the most snowfall in the province.


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Featured Photography @inkawinka at Matroosberg, 16 July 2017



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Justin Williams

Justin Williams is a born-and-bred Capetonian with a flair for writing. His icons include the late South African authors Lawrence Green, Eric Rosenthal and T.V. Bulpin, literary figures who continuously inspire him to cover the avenues of lifestyle, travel and nature in a local context. When Justin's not covering a story, he can be found in the mountains - he's a renowned wild food forager and is currently learning herbalism.