Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 17 November 2020

Weather data provided by the South African Weather Service. For a detailed forecast of your province, click here.

Severe Weather Alerts

IMPACT-BASED WARNINGS:

  1. Yellow level 2 warning for Severe Thunderstorms with damaging winds, hail and flooding for the eastern parts of Chris Hani DM and Joe Gqabi DM, Amathole DM and Buffalo City LM, OR Tambo DM and the southern parts of Alfred Nzo DM in the Eastern Cape.
  2. Yellow level 2 warning for rain with possible localized flooding of informal settlements and roads, is expected in the eastern parts of the Overberg District tomorrow afternoon, spreading to the coastal areas of the Garden Route District in the Western Cape.

FIRE DANGER WARNINGS:

  1. Extremely high fire danger expected over the central parts of the Northern Cape (Dawid Kruiper; Kai !Garib LM); as well as Tokologo municipality of the Free State; extending to Kareenberg in the Northern Cape and Ratlou municipality in the North-West Province.

ADVISORIES:

  1. Nil.

Gauteng:

Temperature: Partly cloudy and warm, but hot in the north with isolated afternoon showers in the extreme south.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Extreme.

Mpumalanga:

Temperature: Fine and warm but hot in the Lowveld. It will become partly cloudy in the Highveld in the afternoon, where isolated thunderstorms are expected.

Limpopo:

Temperature: Fine and warm to hot, becoming partly cloudy with isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers are expected in the south-east.

North-West Province:

Temperature: Partly cloudy and hot with isolated afternoon thundershowers in the west.

Free State:

Temperature: Partly cloudy and warm to hot with isolated afternoon thundershowers but scattered along Lesotho border.

Northern Cape:

Temperature: Fine and hot, but partly cloudy in the east with isolated afternoon thundershowers.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh southerly to south-easterly, reaching strong at times.

Western Cape:

Temperature: Cloudy and cool to warm with isolated rain showers along the south-coast in the evening.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh southerly to south-easterly, becoming fresh to strong in the north-west by the afternoon.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Very High.

Eastern Cape:

The Western halfTemperature: Warm to hot in places over the interior, otherwise cloudy and cool with scattered rain and showers, but thundershowers over
the northern interior.

The Western Half – Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh easterly becoming south-easterly.

The Eastern halfTemperature: Warm to hot in places over the interior, otherwise cloudy and cool with scattered showers and thundershowers.

The Eastern halfWind: The wind along the coast will be light to moderate north-easterly freshening in the afternoon.

Kwazulu-Natal:

Temperature: Morning fog, otherwise partly cloudy and warm but hot in places in the north. Scattered showers and thundershowers are expected in the south, otherwise isolated except in the north-east.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh north-easterly.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Very Extreme.