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Veld fire conditions forecast in many parts of Eastern Cape

Sep 5, 2017
Veld fire conditions forecast in many parts of Eastern Cape

The South African Weather Service on Tuesday 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 Sarah Baartman, Chris Hani, Joe Gqabi, Amathole and Alfred Nzo Districts as well as Nelson Mandela Bay.

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