The Mother City is currently experiencing weather at full force, sending us back into a brief winter spiral that will see rainfall, a cold front and snow expectations. Steep upper air troughs are also tackling our part of the country.
⚠️MEDIA RELEASE: Intense cold front to bring wintery weather to parts of South Africa from Thursday (26 August 2021). pic.twitter.com/Go0xOAnWP2
— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) August 24, 2021
As per the SA Weather Service, from this afternoon, August 26, the Cape of Storms (and snow) will come into full force.
Flooding is also expected to possibly occur, and the SA Weather Service anticipates that it will be a risk for drivers on major roads.
“Motorists driving under such conditions are advised to reduce speed” and observe safe following distances.
As for areas to be the most cautious, Overstrand and Hermanus have been placed at one of the highest alert phases.
The SA Weather Service notes this as a Level 6 Weather warning for the Western Cape.
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