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About - Rainboo


Rainboo is a weather company looking to improve the lives of people in South Africa by making them weather smart!

With our website, Android app, iOS App and weather alerts (push notifications) you are always up-to-date on the weather for your region or location, so you can plan your daily live, make informed decisions, take action and stay safe!

Unlike other weather companies and websites, our focus is impact based weather forecasting and warning.

With our a 2-hour up to 48-hour detailed rain forecast and up to 14-day weather forecast and alerts on your smartphone, you can answer trivial question such as: do I need an umbrella, can I hang the wash outside to dry or will I need a jacket? But more importantly also see or be warned in advance when a (heavy) rain or (thunder)storm will be on your location, how much rain is going to fall on your location and will that lead to flash floods, should I be prepared or do I need to take action in order to stay safe.

You can choose to see the weather forecasts for more than 16000 locations and destinations in South Africa. We’ve got you covered from Thohoyandou to Putsonderwater!

We are an innovative start-up and will be updating our website and app continually with more original weather-related content, such as:

  • Satellite imagery and cloud coverage
  • Near real-time lighting and thunderstorm information
  • … and much more.

So, stay tuned…

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