The Mother city’s dam levels have shown an increase of 0.9% despite the warm and sunny weather of the past few days, reaching 75.9%.

The last dam level reading posted by the City of Cape Town showed that dams were at exactly 75%.

Last year this time, dam levels were at a comparatively low 37.6%.

Although the past weekend’s sunny had Capetonians flocking to their closest beach, rain is still scheduled to make landfall – albeit low levels of rain.

There is a prediction of 30% precipitation for Monday evening, and some may also fall tomorrow.

Level 5 water restrictions come into effect today. Click here to read what this entails.

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Lucinda Dordley

Lucinda is a hard news writer who occasionally dabbles in lifestyle writing, and recent journalism graduate. She is a proud intersectional feminist, and is passionate about actively creating a world which is free of discrimination and inequality.