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Snow Forecast : 5-7 November 2018 : WC, NC, EC, Lesotho
Nov05

Snow Forecast : 5-7 November 2018 : WC, NC, EC, Lesotho

Following up from our advanced forecast yesterday, we’re still seeing possible snow across parts of the Northern and Eastern Cape, but the data is inconsistent so we have to warn that some of the snowfalls may not materialise. We do however expect some light snow to fall on the Hex River mountains and possibly in the Cederberg tonight, as well as on the Swartberg Mountains in the Western Cape. Some snow is possible on the mountains...

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Snow Forecast : WC, Lesotho and KZN 30 Oct – 2 Nov 2018
Oct29

Snow Forecast : WC, Lesotho and KZN 30 Oct – 2 Nov 2018

There have been some quite substantial changes to the snow that we were expecting, and it is still likely that we will see further changes as the week progresses. Currently, the weather data is painting the following picture for us: Western Cape : Tomorrow morning (Tuesday), we are expecting very light snow in the western parts, including the high peaks of the Cedarberg and Hexriver Mountains. Northern Cape : No snow expected, but...

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Advanced Snow Forecast: Eastern Cape, Lesotho, KZN, Drakensberg: 1-3 November 2018
Oct27

Advanced Snow Forecast: Eastern Cape, Lesotho, KZN, Drakensberg: 1-3 November 2018

Snow for November?!? With the extreme heat over the last week we’ve been watching the data to see if it would be followed by a significant snow event late in the season just like last year, and looks quite likely. The freezing level will drop really low from Tuesday next week in the Western Cape, the Eastern Cape, Lesotho and KZN, and if the moisture band doesn’t shift too much it seems that we’re set for widespread...

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Updated Snow Forecast: Lesotho, the Drakensberg: 20 October 2018
Oct20

Updated Snow Forecast: Lesotho, the Drakensberg: 20 October 2018

SNOW FORECAST UPDATE: We’re expecting slightly more snow to start falling from late this afternoon on the highest peaks of the central Drakensberg and eastern Lesotho, with up to 7cm expected for the peaks above the Champagne Valley. The is also a chance of the lightest dusting around AfriSki and Letseng. No snow is expected to fall at lower levels. If you manage to take any photos of the snow tomorrow morning before it melts...

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Snow Forecast: Eastern Cape, Lesotho, the Drakensberg: 20 October 2018
Oct19

Snow Forecast: Eastern Cape, Lesotho, the Drakensberg: 20 October 2018

We’re seeing a possibility of very light dustings of snow on the highest peaks of the northern, central and southern Drakensberg and eastern Lesotho from tomorrow afternoon. No snow is expected to fall at lower levels and the chances of the snow melting right away are high. If there is any change in the data later tonight to indicate more significant snow or lower-level snow we will publish a map. If you manage to take any...

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Snow Forecast: Eastern Cape, Lesotho, the Drakensberg: 17 October 2018
Oct17

Snow Forecast: Eastern Cape, Lesotho, the Drakensberg: 17 October 2018

Up to 10cm of snow will likely fall on the high peaks of the central Drakensberg and eastern Lesotho from late this afternoon, and possibly a light snowfall around AfriSki. There is a small chance of a light dusting of snow on the highest peaks of the Eastern Cape Highlands around Rhodes and south-western Lesotho later today too. Please see our map for predicted snow-depths. It is very unlikely that there will be any low-level and...

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