WEATHER-REGIONAL-AM.

23 Jan 2015 05:30am
THE REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR TODAY: 2015-01-23 ISSUED AT 04:50 SAST BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER SERVICE. THIS FORECAST WILL BE UPDATED AT 16:00 SAST. SEVERE WEATHER ALERTS: ======================= WARNINGS: --------- 1. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in places over the interior of the Northern Cape, West Coast District, southwestern Cape Winelands and Central Karoo of the Western Cape. WATCHES: -------- Nil SPECIAL WEATHER ADVISORIES: --------------------------- 1. Extremely hot conditions are expected over the western interior of the Northern Cape, West Coast District interior and the Central and Little Karoo of Western Cape. 2. Hot and humid weather will result in extremely uncomfortable conditions over the southwestern half of the Eastern Cape and over the interior of the Western and Northern Cape. 3. A heat wave with persistently high temperatures is expected over Central and Little Karoo of Western Cape until Saturday. 1. GAUTENG: ----------- Partly cloudy and warm to hot with isolated afternoon thundershowers. The expected UVB sunburn index:Extreme 2. MPUMALANGA: -------------- Cloudy and warm with morning drizzle on the escarpment and fog patches high ground, becoming partly cloudy in the highveld. Isolated showers and thundershowers are expected. 3. LIMPOPO: ----------- Cloudy and warm with morning drizzle and fog patches on the escarpment, becoming partly cloudy in the west with isolated showers and thundershowers except in the north and north-east. 4. NORTHWEST PROVINCE: ----------------------- Fine and hot to very hot but partly cloudy in the east with isolated thundershowers. 5. FREE STATE: -------------- Fine and hot but partly cloudy and warm in the east with isolated thundershowers. 6. EASTERN PARTS OF THE NORTHERN CAPE: -------------------------------------- Fine and very hot but hot in the south. 6. WESTERN PARTS OF THE NORTHERN CAPE: -------------------------------------- Fog patches along the coast at first where it will be warm, otherwise fine and very hot but partly cloudy in the extreme west. The wind along the coast will be fresh southerly. 7. WESTERN CAPE: ---------------- Fine and hot to very hot, but extremely hot in places over the west coast and eastern interior. Cloudy and warm along the south coast at first, otherwise partly cloudy. The wind along the coast will be moderate easterly along the south coast, otherwise fresh to strong southerly to south-easterly. The expected UVB sunburn index:Extreme 8. WESTERN HALF OF THE EASTERN CAPE: ------------------------------------ Fine and warm to hot The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh easterly 9. EASTERN HALF OF THE EASTERN CAPE: ------------------------------------ Fine and warm to hot The wind along the coast will be fresh northeasterly 10. KWAZULU-NATAL: ------------------ Cloudy with morning fog over the interior, otherwise partly cloudy and warm but hot in the north. Isolated showers and thundershowers are expected in the west . The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh north-easterly to northerly. The expected UVB sunburn index:Extreme 11. NAMIBIA: ------------ Morning fog patches along the coast, otherwise partly cloudy and hot with isolated thundershowers but scattered in the north. The wind along the coast will be moderate westerly to north-westerly but southerly in the south. 12. BOTSWANA: ------------- Partly cloudy and hot to very hot. 13. LESOTHO: ------------ Partly cloudy and warm with isolated afternoon thundershowers in east. 14. SWAZILAND: -------------- Partly cloudy and warm with isolated thundershowers in the afternoon in west. visit our website at http://www.weathersa.co.za Sapa /nsm