The South African Meteorological Service has issued a warning for heavy rain that could potentially lead to flooding in formal and informal settlements over the city of Cape Town, western parts of the Cape Winelands and Overberg districts, and the Swartland Municipality in the Western Cape.
Extremely high fire danger is expected over Beaufort West municipality in the Western Cape, the eastern part of the Northern Cape, the northern interior of the Free State and the western and southern parts of the North Western Province, the weather service warned.
Weather Service Wednesday
Gauteng: Fine and cool, but warm in the north. Expected UVB Sunburn Index: Very High.
Mpumalanga: Fine and cool, but warm in the LowVeld.
Limpopo: Nice and warm.
Northwest: fine, windy and warm
Free State: Fine, windy and cool.
Northern Cape: Fine, windy and cool to warm.
Western parts of the Northern Cape: Fine and cool with patches of evening mist
coast. The wind on the coast will be weak with variable directions.
Western Cape: Cloudy in the south-west, to broad in places
showers and rain, otherwise partly cloudy and cool to cold
light rain in places, except in the northeast.
The wind on the coast will be northwest fresh to strong
by evening in the southwest, a transition to the southwest.
Expected UVB sunburn index: Low
Western half of the Eastern Cape: fine and cool, but warm at times inland. It will happen
cloudy with scattered showers and rain west of Storms River in
The north-westerly coast wind is light to moderate,
in the afternoon, the transition to the south-west, in the west intensifies
in the evening, spreading to the east.
Eastern half of the Eastern Cape: Fine and cool, but warm at times inland.
The wind on the coast is weak to moderate westerly
southerly in the late morning, weak northwesterly in the evening.
KwaZulu-Natal: Fine and warm, but cool in the southwest.
The wind on the coast will be moderate to fresh northeasterly.
Expected UVB sunburn index: High