Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 9 March 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, 9 March 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. AN ORANGE LEVEL 5 WARNING FOR COASTAL W TO NW WIND WITH IMPACTS INCLUDING DISRUPTION TO SMALL HARBOURS PORTS OVER SHORT PERIOD TIME, DISRUPTION TO BEACHFRONT ACTIVITIES, IS EXPECTED BETWEEN TABLE BAY AND CAPE AGULHAS.
  2. A YELLOW LEVEL 2 WARNING FOR COASTAL W TO NW WIND WITH IMPACTS INCLUDING DIFFICULTY IN NAVIGATION, SMALL VESSELS AND PERSONAL WATERCRAFT TAKING ON WATER/CAPSIZING, IS EXPECTED BETWEEN CAPE COLUMBINE AND STILBAAI UNTIL WEDNESDAY.
  3. A YELLOW LEVEL 2 WARNING FOR INTERIOR NW WIND WITH IMPACTS INCLUDING LOCALISED PROBLEMS FOR HIGH-SIDED VEHICLES ON PRONE ROUTES (N1, N7, R321, R43), LOCALISED DAMAGE TO SETTLEMENTS (FORMAL AND INFORMAL) IS EXPECTED TOMORROW OVER CAPE METROPOLE, BUT OVER THE WESTERN CAPE INTERIOR ON WEDNESDAY.
  4. A YELLOW LEVEL 4 WARNING FOR RAIN WHICH WILL LEAD TO FLOODING OF ROADS AND SETTLEMENTS IS EXPECTED OVER THE CAPE METROPOLE, SOUTH-WESTERN CAPE WINELANDS AND WESTERN OVERBERG FROM THE EVENING TO WEDNESDAY.

FIRE DANGER WARNINGS:

EXTREMELY HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE CENTRAL PARTS OF THE WESTERN CAPE, EASTERN PARTS OF THE NORTHERN CAPE, THE NORTHERN PARTS OF THE EASTERN CAPE AS WELL AS THE EXTREME WESTERNPARTS OF THE FREE STATE.

ADVISORIES:

  1. Nil.

Gauteng:

Temperature: FINE IN THE MORNING, OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM TO HOT WITH ISOLATED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSHOWERS.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Extreme.

Mpumalanga:

Temperature: MORNING FOG PATCHES OVER THE ESCARPMENT, OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM TO HOT WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSHOWERS EXCEPT IN THE LOWVELD, WHERE IT WILL BE VERY HOT OVER THE LOWVELD.

Limpopo:

Temperature: MORNING FOG PATCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN ESCARPMENT, OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM TO HOT WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSHOWERS IN THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN PARTS.

North-West Province:

Temperature: FINE IN THE WEST IN THE MORNING, OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM TO HOT WITH ISOLATED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSHOWERS.

Free State:

Temperature: FINE IN THE SOUTHWEST, OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM TO HOT WITH ISOLATED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSHOWERS IN THE EAST.

Northern Cape:

Temperature: PARTLY CLOUDY WITH MORNING FOG OVER THE EXTREME NORTH WEST, OTHERWISE FINE AND COOL TO WARM BUT HOT IN PLACES.

Wind: THE WIND ALONG THE COAST WILL BE LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTH-EASTERLY REACHING FRESH TO STRONG AT FIRST AND AT TIMES IN THE AFTERNOON.

Western Cape:

Temperature: PARTLY CLOUDY AND COOL TO WARM WITH RAIN ALONG THE SOUTH WESTERN COAST IN THE MORNING, SPREADING OVER THE SOUTH COAST BY THE AFTERNOON.

Wind: THE WIND ALONG THE COAST WILL BE LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY TO SOUTH-EASTERLY REACHING FRESH TO STRONG ALONG THE SOUTH COAST BY THE AFTERNOON.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Very High.

Eastern Cape:

The Western halfTemperature: CLOUDY IN THE MORNING, OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM, BUT HOT AND WINDY IN PLACES OVER THE NORTHERN INTERIOR.

The Western Half – Wind: THE WIND ALONG THE COAST WILL BE LIGHT NORTHWESTERLY BECOMING SOUTHEASTERLY LATE MORNING.

The Eastern halfTemperature: MORNING DRIZZLE ALONG THE ESCARPMENT, OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM, BUT CLOUDY ALONG THE COAST.

The Eastern halfWind: STRONG WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED IN PLACES OVER THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL INTERIOR. THE WIND ALONG THE COAST WILL BE LIGHT TO MODERATE WESTERLY BECOMING LIGHT LIGHT SOUTHEASTERLY MIDDAY, BUT NORTHEASTERLY IN THE EVENING.

Kwazulu-Natal:

Temperature: MORNING FOG PATCHES OVER THE INTERIOR, OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM BUT HOT IN PLACES IN THE NORTH.

Wind: THE WIND ALONG THE COAST WILL BE MODERATE SOUTHERLY TO SOUTH-WESTERLY SOUTH OF ST LUCIA IN THE MORNING OTHERWISE NORTHERLY TO NORTH-EASTERLY, BECOMING FRESH IN THE NORTH BY LATE AFTERNOON.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Extreme.


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