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Advanced Forecast : WC, NC, EC, Lesotho : 5-7 September 2018
Sep03

Advanced Forecast : WC, NC, EC, Lesotho : 5-7 September 2018

The next cold front is due to make landfall in the Western Cape tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday), and the first snowfalls are expected on Tuesday night and through to Wednesday morning across the high peaks of the Cedarberg, Hex River Mountains and the Boland Mountains north of Wellington. Light snow is possible on all the high peaks over the south western mountains above 1,300 meters in elevation and could continue on and off for most of...

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Updated Snow Forecast : Eastern Cape & Lesotho : 2-3 September 2018
Sep02

Updated Snow Forecast : Eastern Cape & Lesotho : 2-3 September 2018

There is a chance of the lightest dusting of snow over the high peaks of the Hex River Mountains between de Doorns and Ceres in the Western Cape, as well as in the Cederberg today. No low level snow is expected and the quantity is so small it’s unlikely to settle on the ground. Tonight we are expecting snow in the Eastern Cape Drakensberg and in Lesotho. Our previous forecast indicated that falls would be below 5cm, but over the last...

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Snow Forecast : Eastern Cape & Lesotho : 2-3 September 2018
Aug31

Snow Forecast : Eastern Cape & Lesotho : 2-3 September 2018

On Sunday night and during the early hours of Monday morning, we are expecting a light snowfall over the Eastern Cape areas indicated on the map, and over the areas in Lesotho indicated on the map. All falls are expected to be 5cm or less. We are also still monitoring the weather systems for next week, and there is still a lot of volatility in the data. Late yesterday the data indicated very heavy snow, but this morning it is...

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Updated Snow Forecast : 25th-26th August 2018, Western and Northern Cape
Aug24

Updated Snow Forecast : 25th-26th August 2018, Western and Northern Cape

The forecast for snow weekend in the Western Cape and Northern Cape remains very positive. The South African Weather Service have released an alert for disruptive snowfalls, so we can expect that many of the high-lying passes in the Western Cape may be closed on Sunday morning. In this forecast, we are going to be a little more specific with snow depths that are expected in various places. As the system gets closer, we are able to...

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Snow Forecast : Western Cape and Northern Cape 25-26 August 2018
Aug22

Snow Forecast : Western Cape and Northern Cape 25-26 August 2018

Our advanced forecast that we put out yesterday seems to still be on track. We are still expecting the front to make landfall in the Western Cape during Saturday 25th, with snow possible over all the south westerly mountain ranges by Saturday evening. It looks like the snowfalls will continue through Saturday night and into Sunday morning while the front moves east. Also during Saturday night, the areas indicated on the map in the...

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