Cold, wet weather expected as cold front hits

PORT ELIZABETH – Cold, wet and windy weather is expected over parts of South Africa over the next few days as a cold front makes landfall over the south-western areas of the country on Thursday.

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The South African Weather Service predicted gale-force winds, heavy rain, snow and very cold conditions, particularly in the Cape provinces.

Gale force north-westerly winds of at least 62km/h are expected in places over the Dr Beyers Naude, Blue Crane Route, Makana, Raymond Mhlaba, Inxuba Yethemba, Amahlathi, Enoch Mgijima and Senqu LM’s from late morning into the afternoon on Thursday.