We have just had a report in that it is snowing heavily around the lodge at the top of Sani Pass. (started around 5pm) We can’t wait to see the photos in the morning!
The latest forecast from snow-forecast.com is suggesting that we could get substamtial snow falls this weekend. Starting late evening in the Eastern Cape Drakensberg, light falls are possible. By Sunday morning, mor snow should fall over the Eastern Cape Drakensberg, over Eastern and central parts of Lesotho and over the KZN Drakensberg. At this point, snow falls may start falling at lower levels in the KZN Midlands, and in the Kokstad/Matatielle area too.By midday on Sunday, snow is still possible over the Eastern Cape Drakensberg, with heavier falls over the KZN Drakensberg, more snow over central, southern and northern Lesotho, and possible snow flurries in the KZN Midlands. Late afternoon will see the snow falls tapering off, with the exception of the northern areas of Lesotho (around Afriski) where snow falls could continue into the early evening. With this snow forecast still being 4 days away, there is still room for change, and we will update again tomorrow.
Very light snowfalls are possible over the Eastern Cape Drakensberg, the western high peaks of Lesotho and the extreme high peaks of the KZN Drakensberg tomorrow (Wednesday 23rd April 2014), starting early on Wednesday in the Eastern Cape, and then moving into Lesotho and the KZN Drakensberg by nightfall. Any falls are expected to be very light.
According to snow-forecast.com, there is a front approaching on Wednesday next week that could provide some snow to the high Eastern Cape ranges, Lesotho and the top of the KZN Drakensberg. It is very early to provide maps and track accurately, but we are keeping an eye on it, and will update all our followers as soon as we get something a little more concrete. Have a great Easter Weekend!
Some snow has fallen overnight (15-16 April) on the Mafadi-Lithotobolong range…and possibly in the Kotisephola / Thabana Ntlenyana area as well as Leqooa range. The afternoon may bring a clearer view of the snow extent but it appears as if this snowfall may have been restricted to only a few high summits above 3300m.