The Mother City is in for another wet week, with more rain predicted for Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday. As always, these showers are much welcomed by Cape Town residents.

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Rainfall is also predicted for Monday August 5 and Tuesday August 6.

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According to South African Weather Service (SAWS), heavy rain is on the cards for tomorrow evening. SAWS has also issued a weather warning for flooding in the Cape Metropole, Cape Winelands and the Overberg District from Monday until Tuesday.

Currently the Berg River and Steenbras Upper dams are over 100% full, while the province’s overall water storage level sits at 70% of storage capacity.

Read: Two Cape dams over 100% full.

While the City welcomes the much-needed downpour, winter is not an easy time for those without a warm bed to retreat to. If you would like to help someone have a warm, dry place to sleep, then check out the Haven Night Shelter’s Buy A Bed initiative, where you can ‘buy’ a bed for a homeless person for five nights, for just R60.


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