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Good rains recorded in East London and Port Elizabeth over the weekend

Sep 18, 2017
Good rains recorded in East London and Port Elizabeth over the weekend

According rainfall data that was released by the Port Elizabeth office of the South African Weather Service, Patensie and Kareedouw had some good falls over the weekend, but further up in the Langkloof, figures were not so good, with only 7 mm measured at Joubertina.

East London received most the rain that fell (66mm of it) followed by Mossel Bay and Port Elizabeth.

Total Rainfall for the weekend ended 18 September 2017

  • Port Elizabeth                    32 mm
  • East London                       66 mm
  • Plettenberg Bay               22 mm
  • Mossel Bay                         33 mm
  • Bisho                                     48 mm
  • Somerset East                   7 mm
  • Addo                                     19 mm
  • Grahamstown                   36 mm

Catchment areas

  • Patensie                              36 mm
  • Uitenhage                           37 mm
  • Joubertina                          7 mm
  • Kareedouw                        51 mm
  • Kouga Dam                         30 mm