Ricochet News

2cm of snow per hour expected to fall in Winterberg region

Aug 17, 2017
2cm of snow per hour expected to fall in Winterberg region

Snow falls are expected to intensify over the Winterberg region over the next few hours with about 2cm per hour of snow expected, the Port Elizabeth office of the South African Weather Service, warned travellers and residents on Thursday morning.

"Driving conditions are going to become extremely hazardous and passes such as the Nico Malan pass in the Seymour area is expected to close," described Hugh van Niekerk, Regional Manager: Eastern Cape: Port Elizabeth Weather Office of the South African Weather Service.

"Other passes in the area will also be affected."