Icy weather made its way across the Cape over the weekend, bringing with it dustings of snow, rain and wintery scenes to remember.

From Matroosberg to Sutherland, the Cape experienced below-freezing temperatures from Friday through to Sunday this past weekend. Sutherland dipped as low as -3°C on Saturday, June 13 and Matroosberg dipped to 6°C on the same day and colder on the mountains.

A weather warning in the Winelands stopped many visitors in their tracks while searching for snow and other parts of the country including Johannesburg, Mpumalanga and the Eastern Cape all experienced freezing conditions.

Snowy mountains in Matroosberg.

Those lucky enough to have made it to Matroosberg Reserve were not disappointed, as the mountainside filled with snow and the 4×4 trail offered snowy slopes to tackle.

Matroosberg still has some snow visible in the more mountainous areas this morning [June 15], while most areas in the Cape have warmed up today, moving back into double digit temperatures. Snow is not expected to stick around too long with a sunny week ahead in the province.

Snow still visible in Matroosberg.

Icy weather in the Eastern Cape:

Ceres residents were treated to a particularly picturesque snowy weekend, with snow to spare for making snowmen.

The many mountains that line the Western Cape were capped with white over the weekend, with hail falling in Langebaan.

Also Read: The snow must go on!

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Aimee Pace

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