We’ve blinked and the transition from sunshine to storms has been startling. Winter seems to be making up for lost time with a massive cold front on the cards, which introduced itself briefly last night, May 5.
Strong winds and extremely rough seas can be expected, with small vessels being advised to seek shelter in harbours. Relevant agencies are on standby to deal with any disaster that may accompany the cold front, with the Theewaterskloof/Grabouw expected to take the brunt of the impact.
The Mother City and surrounding areas are no stranger to powerful storms. Take a look at the cracker that hit us in 2017. Could we be in for the 2021 version?