South African Weather Service has issued a warning alert of a heatwave hitting Gauteng and other parts of the country until Saturday.
SA Weather Service forecaster, Bransby Bulo, says Gauteng temperatures are likely to go up by 1 Degrees Celsius until Saturday.
Gauteng Today 's Weather overview: 29.11.2016 pic.twitter.com/Yv52ck3x8b— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) November 29, 2016
The heatwave will affect Gauteng, western parts of Limpopo, the whole of North west, northern parts of Northern Cape and western parts of Free State.— Bransby Bulo, SA Weather Service forecaster
Heat wave ADVISORY over Gauteng 29/11/16 01h00 - 02/12/16 00h00. Persistent high temperatures expected over Gauteng until at least Friday.— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) November 29, 2016
Heatwave: Max temp at particular town is expctd to meet/exceed 5 degs above average max temp of “hottest month” for that town - 3/more days.— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) November 29, 2016
Possible veld fires are also expected in the Northern Cape and western parts of Free State.