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69mm of rain recorded in Port Alfred, good rains recorded elsewhere

Aug 18, 2017
69mm of rain recorded in Port Alfred, good rains recorded elsewhere

Port Alfred, Port Elizabeth, Fort Beaufort, Kareedouw, Mossel Bay, Plettenberg Bay and George seem to have received much of the rain that fell on the Eastern and Southern Cape over the past two days.

According to the Port Elizabeth office of the South African Weather Service, 69mm of rain fell in Port Alfred, while good rain was recorded at St Albans, Third Avenue dip and Flower Reserve, in Port Elizabeth.

Below are the total rainfall figures: 

Port Elizabeth

  • Airport                                 28mm
  • 3rd Ave Dip                         44 mm
  • Riversrtone bridge              41 mm
  • Lovemore Heights              17 mm
  • Elands River                       33 mm
  • Flower Reserve                   52 mm
  • Chatty                                 21 mm
  • Blue Horizon Bay              29 mm
  • Shark Rock Pier                 17 mm
  • St Albans                            44 mm
  • Uitenhage                           20 mm

 

East London                       29mm

George                               37 mm

Mthatha                             25 mm

 

Mossel Bay                       44 mm

Plettenburg Bay                46 mm

Colchester                        10 mm

Kliplaat                             5 mm

Port Alfred                       69 mm

Graaf Reinett                   11 mm

Cradock                           4 mm

Ft Beaufort                     57 mm

Queenstown                   16 mm

 

 

Catchement

Kareedouw                        46 mm

Kouga Dam                      19 mm

Patensie                            22 mm

Uitenhage                         20 mm

Joubertina                         11 mm

Darlington Dam               11 mm