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Cyclone Dineo loses momentum before crossing SA's borders

16 February 2017 9:55 AM
The latest reports by SA Weather Service is that cyclone Dineo has lost momentum but is expected to hit SA later today.

Senior forecaster at SA Weather Service, Puseletso Mofokeng, says although cyclone Dineo has weakened, it still still a force to be reckoned with.

Dineo hit Mozambique's coastline late on Wednesday evening‚ north of Inhambane.

It is expected to hit South Africa's borders today through Limpopo and Mpumalanga, where heavy rain, flooding and wind damage can be expected.

As soon as the tropical cyclone made a landfall, it lost some momentum, it is now called an ex-tropical depression.

Puseletso Mofokeng, Senior Forecaster at SA Weather Service

At the moment the speed is anything between 51 - 65 km/h and it is still not having much effect over South Africa as yet...

Puseletso Mofokeng, Senior Forecaster at SA Weather Service

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This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Cyclone Dineo loses momentum before crossing SA's borders


16 February 2017 9:55 AM