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Tuesday, 14 November 2017

important_notice.jpg Please note, the South African Weather Service has up-scaled the current severe weather alert to Warning Status.

Hazard: Heavy rain

Alert Level: Warning

Valid from (SAST): 14/11/2017 - 06h00

Valid to (SAST): 15/11/2017 - 11h00 


Expected over the Eden district and eastern parts of the Overberg from today (Tuesday) into tomorrow (Wednesday) morning.

 

Hazard:  Flooding

Alert Level: Warning

Valid from (SAST): 14/11/2017 - 06h00

Valid to (SAST): 15/11/2017 - 11h00

Expected over the Eden district and eastern parts of the Overberg from today (Tuesday) into tomorrow (Wednesday) morning.

 

According to the South African Weather Service’s (SAWS), duty Forecaster a steep upper trough is currently situated West of the country, this trough is expected to move over the Western parts of the country from this afternoon. Rain and showers are expected to move in over the Southern Cape during this morning, spreading northwards and eastwards into the Western Cape interior towards the afternoon.

Rainfall amounts ranging between 10-20 mm can be expected across most of the Western Cape Province today (Tuesday), with 30-40 mm in places over the Southern Cape (Eden district).  Heavy rain (50mm and above of rain in a 24hr period) is likely mainly over the coastal areas as well as the mountainous regions of the Eden district.

Periods of heavier downpours of rain are expected over the Eden district from this afternoon into Wednesday morning. Rainfall is expected to persist into Wednesday (but clearing along the West coast), with rainfall amounts of 5-10mm across most of the Province, but clearing from the west.

A further 20-30 mm can still be expected in places over the Eden district. Rain persists for the eastern parts of the Province for Thursday morning, clearing from the afternoon.
 

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 14 November 2017 )
 
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