Rains bring some respite from heat

JANUARY 7, 2016

About 10mm and 12mm of rain were recorded in Uitenhage and Lorraine respectively while 22mm were recorded in the Patensie area when some rains started falling over most of the province on Wednesday night, the SA Weather Services office in Port Elizabeth said.

"This caused some relief from the recent spate of hot weather," described Garth Sampson, SA Weather Services Client Liaison Officer for the Eastern Cape..

Rainfall measured for the last 24 hours ending 08h00 this morning 07/01/2016

Port Elizabeth                   

  • Airport                                  3 mm
  • Blue Horizon Bay              8 mm
  • Elands River                        6 mm
  • Riverstone Bridge            6 mm
  • St Albans                             8 mm
  • Uitenhage                           10 mm
  • Loraine                                 12 mm
  • Plettenberg Bay               20 mm
  • Mossel Bay                         19 mm
  • George                                 34 mm
  • East London                       4 mm
  • Mthatha                              2 mm
  • Addo                                     8 mm

DAMS

  • Joubertina                          2 mm
  • Kareedouw                        9 mm
  • Patensie                              22 mm 
  • Kouga Dam                         6 mm