Veld fire conditions forecast across much of Eastern Cape

AUGUST 12, 2016

The SA Weather Services on Friday morning issued several watches and warnings for veld fire conditions over much of the coastal and inland regions of the Eastern Cape.

Areas likely to be affected include the Baviaans, Blue Crane Route, Ikwezi, Camdeboo, Makana, Sundays River Valley and Inxuba Yethemba local municipalities

Residents and especially farmers are urged to take precaution and to immediately notify their local fire departments in the event of a fire outbreak.

Meanwhile, a cold front is expected to bring with it winds and showers on Friday night while another cold front will also ensure a wet Saturday for the southern parts of the province.