Monday’s severe thunderstorm cannot be directly attributed to climate change
By Wednesday, it will start to warm up, according to the South African Weather Service
Flooding, road closures and accidents as province contends with level 9 weather warning
Snow is expected on the peaks of the Cape, KZN and Lesotho
The programme, which provides valuable, precise information on gases in the atmosphere, is a first for Africa
In the face of climate change, inadequate urban planning in eThekwini exacerbates flooding and poor road maintenance in KwaZulu-Natal and the rest of South Africa affects food security
The wet season that came before the four-day heavy rainfall and the low pressure system created ideal conditions for flooding in the eThekwini metro
Though there is no going back and fixing what we have done, we can certainly all take responsibility for our corner of the world to ensure we have a fighting chance
But higher international commodity prices will keep input costs elevated for the livestock and poultry sector
The drought-stricken Northern Cape experienced some relief as heavy rainfall caused rivers and dams to overflow
The uncertainty of a post-Covid-19 airspace makes it even more difficult for the airline industry to forecast its recovery
The real crisis with water supply is that South Africa doesn’t know what it doesn’t know
Irregular increases and bonuses, along with a designer handbag "gift", caused employees to lodge a complaint with the public protector.
The South African Weather Service has warned that a fresh cold front will hit the Western Cape at the weekend, before spreading into the interior.
Western Cape emergency workers have successfully battled against heavy flooding and snow at the weekend that forced 2 000 people to be evacuated.
Rescue workers have evacuated over 2 000 people and dozens of trucks have been stranded as heavy rains and snow batter SA over a freezing weekend.
Parliamentary hearings on the SA Weather Service Amendment Bill are set to continue amid criticism that the legislation is vague and unconstitutional.
A storm is brewing over contentious proposed legislation, which aims to punish those issuing severe weather warnings without proper authorisation.
The summer rainfall regions of South Africa are in for wet weather as an episode of the weather phenomenon La Niña settles in for the season.
Another cold front accompanied by heavy snowfalls, sleet and hail has swept across the country, dashing hopes of an early spring.
The South African Weather Service has predicted more rain for the rest of the week in the northern provinces and central interior of the country.
The icy winds and grey skies over the northern part of South Africa will start disappearing from Friday, says the South African Weather Service.
Shacks were flooded and some roads and border posts in Gauteng and Limpopo were closed on Wednesday due to heavy rain.
Heavy rains are expected to hit at least four provinces on Thursday, says the South African Weather Service.
A heavy thunderstorm in Grahamstown on Wednesday left 11 people injured and 65 homeless, Eastern Cape police said.
A chilly weekend lies ahead for most of the country, the South African Weather Service said on Thursday.
An investigation has cleared management of the South African Weather Service on most of 17 allegations of wasteful expenditure, nepotism and more.
The bulk of allegations made by employees against management and board members at the South African Weather Service have proved to be unfounded.
On a vast rubbish-strewn field in a mining area east of Johannesburg, hundreds of destitute Africans who have fled their makeshift homes in nearby slums shiver in the morning cold. The land, covered in white tents donated by aid groups, resembles the all-too-familiar refugee camps seen across this violence-hit continent.
Cold and stormy weather that hit the Eastern Cape on the weekend has claimed three lives so far, police said on Monday. Two men apparently died from the cold near Mthatha on Sunday, while a woman was killed in a storm in the province’s Ngcobo area. By Monday afternoon, snow that had been falling over the province overnight was beginning to clear up.
Snow is expected to fall on the high ground of the Eastern Cape this weekend, the South African Weather Service said on Friday. A cold, wet weekend is expected throughout most of the province. Heavy rains of 50mm plus in 24 hours are expected along the coastal belt and adjacent interior on Sunday.
Wintry weather conditions are expected to appear this weekend, the South African Weather Service said on Wednesday. ”The first outbreak of cold weather this year will occur from Saturday, taking more effect on Sunday,” said forecaster Puseletso Mofokeng. He said rain-free conditions were expected until Friday.