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  • Light snow possible on the peaks in eastern Lesotho on Saturday afternoon/night (22nd September).
Aug14

It looks like the Western Cape will catch the tail of a cold front during Thursday afternoon. Light snow is possible over the high peaks on Thursday night and into Friday morning in the areas indicated on the map. Less than 5cm seems possible at this stage. By lunch time on Friday, all snowfalls should cease. The front will be passing the Cape to the south, and it is just the tail that the WC is expected to get at this stage. If the...

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Snow Forecast: 9-10 August 2018
Aug07

Snow Forecast: 9-10 August 2018

The current snow event is almost over in the Western Cape and Northern Cape, but we are still expecting some isolated snowfalls through the day today. We are bringing you news of the next snow system that is expected from Thursday this week. Snow is expected to start in the north of Lesotho in the Maluti Mountains (Afriski area) during the early hours of Thursday morning. By sunrise on Thursday, we are expecting to see light snow all...

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Snow Forecast: 6-7 August 2018
Aug06

Snow Forecast: 6-7 August 2018

A cold front is due to make landfall in the Western Cape around lunch time today. The first light snowfalls are expected over the high peaks in the Hex River Mountains (incl Matroosberg) either late tonight or during the early hours of Tuesday morning and should spread further north into the Cederberg (WC) and the Sutherland area of the Northern Cape before sunrise on Tuesday. We could also see some light snow on the mountains around...

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Snow Forecast: 4-6 August 2018
Aug03

Snow Forecast: 4-6 August 2018

We are busy watching a couple of weather systems at the moment that have the potential to bring some snow. Saturday 4th August : A light dusting is possible on the peak of Matroosberg in the Western Cape. We do not see any other snow possible for Saturday. Sunday 5th August : A light dusting of snow is possible over north eastern Lesotho in the AfriSki area and across the high peaks of the central and northern Drakensberg. Any snow...

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History of Snow in Southern Africa: 1853 – 2018
Aug01

History of Snow in Southern Africa: 1853 – 2018

The History of Snow in Southern Africa There is a widely held belief by many that it never snows in Africa. Not true! With the help of today’s online resources we have managed to compile quite a detailed history of snow in Southern Africa. But we want even more Snow Reporters! So dig out all your old family photos or hound your local historical society and send us as many great pictures as you have of snow in South Africa through the...

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