Rain, cold and wet conditions sweep across the country

The South African Weather Service says that most parts of the country will receive a significant drop in temperatures with wet conditions due to the cold front that is expected to last until Wednesday.

Weather forecaster, Lulama Pheme, said widespread showers and thundershowers are expected over Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and Kwa-Zulu Natal and over the eastern parts of the North West, northern and eastern parts of Free State.

Johannesburg is expected to have a high of 12°C while Pretoria is expected to experience a maximum of 15°C, with Vereeniging with a high of 11°C.

Lulama Pheme, Weather Forecaster

She added that conditions will improve slightly on Tuesday. But the western bushveld of the Limpopo and Mpumalanga province will receive 80 percent widespread showers.


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