Severe thunderstorms, veld fire conditions and damaging winds expected on Tuesday

MARCH 14, 2017
Severe thunderstorms, veld fire conditions and damaging winds expected on Tuesday

The South African Weather Services on Tuesday morning said that high discomfort levels, severe thunderstorms, veld fire conditions and damaging winds are expected in parts of the Eastern Cape. 

According to the weather office, severe thunderstorms are expected in the in interior of the OR Tambo district as well as the southern Alfred Nzo district.

Damaging winds - a South Westerly wind of 64km/h, is expected off shore between Cape St Francis and Port Alfred and onshore along the Algoa Bay area in the early morning. 

Meanwhile, veld fire conditions are expected over the western, northern and central interior of the Eastern Cape. 

High discomfort values are also expected along the coast and adjacent interior between Joubertina and Port Edward, but extending inland into Somerset East.