Locals have more good news to celebrate as the Cape dam storage levels have experienced yet another increase after the last two days of showers, bringing the Mother City’s overall water supply system that much closer to the 80% mark.

As of August 6, overall water storage for Cape Town is at 77.7%, with the province’s lowest dam storage at 67.5%.


More rain is predicted to boost the current dam levels throughout Wednesday and another day of downpours is expected to shower the Mother City this coming Sunday.

Rainy weather will stretch across the province from Cape Town to Vredendal and Worcester.

Another cold front will make landfall in the province today, expected to bring with it strong winds and heavy rains in some areas.

Sunday has a 50% chance of bringing precipitation in the form of scattered showers to the Cape this week with highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C.

If the current trend of rainy weather continues, Cape Town’s dams may just reach the 80% mark earlier than predicted.

Pictures: Twitter/Rob Brown

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