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Snow Forecast: 12-14 July 2018
Jul09

Snow Forecast: 12-14 July 2018

  A strong frontal system is due to make landfall in the Western Cape on Thursday morning, and by lunchtime on Thursday, we expect snow to be falling over all the high peaks in the South Western Cape again. It is not going to be as big as last weeks falls, with expected snow on the Matroosbreg Peak around 5cm to 7cm and 6cm to 8cm on the Cederberg. A bit further south, the Sneeukop at Wellington could get a bit more, between 18cm...

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History of Snow in Southern Africa: 1853 – 2017
Jul09

History of Snow in Southern Africa: 1853 – 2017

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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Think Pink This Winter To Keep Your Home Warm!
Jul09

Think Pink This Winter To Keep Your Home Warm!

Winter is here and all of a sudden we dust off the heaters and stock up on wood for our fireplaces. It helps, but the level of comfort is still not ideal, not to mention the shocker of an electricity bill that you expect to see at the end of the month. For us in sunny South-Africa, thermal comfort is never a high priority, until it starts to snow. We enjoy a temperate climate throughout the whole year, and open a window or a door when...

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Snow Forecast: Lesotho 16-17 March 2018
Mar13

Snow Forecast: Lesotho 16-17 March 2018

Hello and lovely to be with you again SnowReporters! We hope you are ready for a exciting new year of snow. 😊❄️ We are currently watching a cold front that is due to sweep past the Western Cape on Thursday morning, moving up the coast though Thursday and Friday, and is possible to bring snow to the Drakensberg on Friday night, and maybe some on Saturday too. Whilst heavy rain is expected at lower altitudes in the Southern and Central...

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Sightseeing in The Snow – Travel Safe
Aug16

Sightseeing in The Snow – Travel Safe

Snow is fun and for most South Africans, an exciting novelty. Our delight may be short-lived however if we don’t take the necessary measures to ensure the well-being and safety of ourselves and our loved ones when visiting snowy regions. Here are a few ways you can make that trip to the snow as hassle-free as possible. Ensure Your Vehicle is Roadworthy: Very few of us can say we do a full vehicle check before every trip....

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Review: Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort
Aug08

Review: Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort

    There are few things that compare with an escape into the mountains and the great outdoors for a few days. Recently, members of the SnowReport Team were lucky enough to experience the inspiring majesty of one of our favourite winter retreats, Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort. The mountain view is truly breathtaking as you arrive at the gates to this destination and though we weren’t lucky enough to...

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