Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 26 January 2021

This forecast is designed to be a quick overview of what lies in store.

Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 26 January 2021

Weather data provided by the South African Weather Service. For a detailed forecast of your province, click here.

Severe Weather Alerts

IMPACT-BASED WARNINGS:

  1. Yellow level 2 warning for rain leading to localized flooding of roads, bridges, informal and formal settlements, poor driving conditions, closing of roads and bridges, and further short term disruption to essential services is expected in the Lowveld and along the escarpment of Limpopo.

FIRE DANGER WARNINGS:

  1. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the Beaufort West Municipality of the Western Cape.

ADVISORIES:

  1. Disruptive rainfall is expected over the central and western parts of the Free State and North West and the north-eastern parts of the Northern Cape from Wednesday till Friday resulting in localized flooding and damages to agricultural crops.

Gauteng:

Temperature: Cloudy and cool with isolated showers and thundershowers. It will be warm in the north.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Low.

Mpumalanga:

Temperature: Partly cloudy and cool with isolated showers and thundershowers but scattered on the southern Highveld.

Limpopo:

Temperature: Partly cloudy and warm with scattered showers and thundershowers.

North-West Province:

Temperature: Cloudy and warm with scattered showers and thundershowers.

Free State:

Temperature: Cloudy and warm with scattered showers and thundershowers but isolated in the south, where it will be partly cloudy.

Northern Cape:

Temperature: Cloudy along the coast in the morning where it will be cool, otherwise fine and hot to very hot but partly cloudy in the north and east with
isolated showers and thundershowers but scattered in the north-east.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be light to moderate southerly to south-westerly.

Western Cape:

Temperature: Cloudy to partly cloudy along the south coast with evening drizzle where it will be cool, otherwise fine and warm to hot but very hot over the north-eastern interior.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be light to moderate south-westerly to southerly along the south coast, where it will become fresh south-easterly late afternoon, otherwise moderate to fresh southerly to south-westerly becoming strong in the afternoon.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Extreme.

Eastern Cape:

The Western halfTemperature: Fine and very hot, but cool along the coast, becoming cloudy in the afternoon with isolated showers and thundershowers over the interior and light rain along the coast in the evening.

The Western Half – Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate south-westerly.

The Eastern halfTemperature: Partly cloudy and hot, becoming cloudy in the afternoon with isolated showers and thundershowers.

The Eastern halfWind: The wind along the coast will be light north-easterly in the morning, otherwise moderate south-westerly.

Kwazulu-Natal:

Temperature: Cloudy at first, otherwise partly cloudy and warm but hot in places in the north with isolated showers and thundershowers, except in the south.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate north to north-easterly becoming fresh in the afternoon.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Extreme.


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