Cape Town and its greater surrounds have been hit by cold front after cold front in recent weeks, and while locals are grateful that it has raised our dam levels to nearly 80%, it has brought with it something magical and beautiful – snow.

Blanketing snow made landfall at the Matroosberg Private Reserve today, with its Facebook page showing white, thick snow covering its slopes.

Those who would like to catch sight may still have a chance to do so over the long weekend, as temperatures will remain low for the coming few days.

According to, Matroosberg will remain mostly dry over the next 72 hours, with ‘freeze-thaw’ conditions setting in. The highest temperature reached on Saturday is predicted to be 9°C, with light winds setting in from the north-west tomorrow afternoon, followed by fresh winds on Saturday evening.

“Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions with a maximum 9°C on Tue night, and a minimum -2°C on Sun night,” said.


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