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The weather forecast for January 23rd

Last updated at 05:00 SAST

Warnings

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1. Yellow level 1 for severe thunderstorms with heavy downpours,
gusty winds and excessive lightning resulting in localized
damages to settlements formal/informal, vehicles and a
short-term disruption to power over the eastern interior
spreading to the coastline.

Special weather advisories

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1. Extremely hot conditions are expected over Khai-Ma in the
Northern Cape, Central Karoo District, Langeberg Municipality
of the Western Cape as well as the western half of the
Eastern Cape.

2. A heat wave with persistently high temperatures is expected
over the Matzikama Municipality and the southern parts of
Namakwa Districts of the Northern Cape, central and the
eastern interior of the Western Cape Province as well as
the western and northern interior of the Eastern Cape until
Saturday (21-23/01/2021).

3. Orange Level(9) warning for disruptive rain with heavy downpours
resulting in localized flooding over the Lowveld of Mpumalanga
and Limpopo including the northern parts of the Limpopo Province
as well as north-eastern parts of KwaZulu-Natal from Sunday
on 24th January to Monday 25th January 2021.

4. Yellow Level(4) warning for disruptive rain with heavy downpours
resulting in localized flooding expected from Sunday 24th January
to 25th January 2021 along the escarpment and extreme eastern
Highveld of both Limpopo and Mpumalanga including the King Cetshwayo
and Zululand Districts of KwaZulu-Natal Province.

5. Yellow level(4) warning for damaging winds with wind speeds ranging
between 50 to 60km/h resulting in injuries and danger to life from
flying debris, damage to settlements, structural damage, transport
routes and travel services affected by wind and falling trees expected
over the Vhembe District of Limpopo and Mkhanyakude District
of KwaZulu-Natal on Monday (25/01/2021).

Northern Cape

------------------ Cloudy and warm along the coast in the morning, otherwise partly cloudy to fine and hot to very hot, but extremely hot in places over the northern interior with evening isolated thundershowers in the north-east.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh southerly to south-easterly becoming strong in the afternoon.

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Gauteng

------------- Fine and hot. The expected UVB sunburn index:Low

Mpumalanga

--------------- Partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers in the north-east but scattered in the extreme north-east.

Limpopo

------------ Partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers except in the south-west, where it will be hot. It will become cloudy with scattered showers and thundershowers in the Lowveld.

North-West Province

------------------------ Fine and hot, becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers and thundershowers in the extreme west from the afternoon.

Free State

-------------- Warm in the east, otherwise fine and hot, but partly cloudy in the west, spreading eastwards in the afternoon. Isolated showers and thundershowers are expected in the west from the afternoon.

Western Cape

----------------- Cloudy WITH FOG along the coast IN THE MORNING, OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM TO HOT BUT VERY HOT TO EXTREMELY HOT OVER THE LITTLE AND CENTRAL KAROO, WHERE EVENING ISOLATED THUNDERSHOWERS ARE EXPECTED IN PLACES. IT WILL BECOME CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN OVER THE SOUTH-WESTERN PARTS AND SOUTH-COAST FROM THE EVENING.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh westerly to south-westerly but strong along the south-coast in the afternoon.

The expected UVB sunburn index:Extreme

Western Half Of The Eastern Cape

------------------------------------ Cloudy with morning fog along the coast and adjacent interior, but partly cloudy and hot to very hot with isolated showers and thundershowers from the afternoon.

The wind along the coast will be light to moderate south-westerly, becoming moderate to fresh from afternoon.

Eastern Half Of The Eastern Cape

--------------------------------- Partly cloudy and hot with scattered showers and thundershowers in the afternoon, but isolated in the north.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh north-easterly, becoming south-westerly from the south in the afternoon.

Kwazulu-Natal

------------------ Morning fog over the interior, otherwise fine and hot but very hot in the north. It will become partly cloudy with isolated showers and thundershowers in the south-west.

The wind along the coast will be moderate northerly to north-easterly, becoming fresh in places in the afternoon.

The expected UVB sunburn index:Extreme


Updated at 05:00 SAST