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Good rains recorded in Graaf Reinett, Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and East London

Feb 11, 2019
Good rains recorded in Graaf Reinett, Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and East London

The Port Elizabeth office of the South Africa Weather Service on Monday said that some nice falls were recorded in the Graaf Reinett area as well as in Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and East London.

 It said that it received reports that there was a tributary of the Fish River, near Mortimer, that was flooded.

"The light rain in PE was most welcome," said Garth Sampson, South Africa Weather Service Client Liaison Officer for the Eastern Cape.

 The rains come as good news after the Department of Water and Sanitation last week said that it was concerned by the water situation in the Eastern Cape because of the drought.

Rainfall figures as of Monday morning:

Station Names

11

Nelson Mandela Bay

 

AWOS

Port Elizabeth Airport

12.8

ARS

3rd Ave Dip

16.0

ARS

Blue Horizon Bay

*

AWSH

Chatty

7.0

AWS

Coega

2.4

AWSH

Fettes Road

14.8

ARS

Flower Reserve

13.2

AWSH

Motherwell

*

ARS

Riverstone Bridge

9.4

ARS

St Albans

15.0

AWS

Uitenhage

19.6

 

 

 

Catchment

 

AWS

Joubertina

0.4

Man

Kareedouw

*

Man

Kouga Dam

1.5

AWS

Patensie

0.4

Man

Swartkops

 

16.7

Man

 

 

Other Towns

 

AWS

Addo

1.6

AWS

Bisho/KWT

1.6

AWS

Cape St Francis

3.2

AWS

Cradock

4.4

AWS

East London

15.8

AWS

Fort Beaufort

1.4

AWS

George

6.2

AWS

Graaff Reinet

44.6

AWS

Grahamstown

0.8

AWS

Henry`s Flats

NIL

AWS

Joubertina

0.4

AWS

Mossel Bay

0.4

AWS

Mthatha

*

AWS

Plettenberg bay

3.2

AWS

Port Alfred

NIL

AWS

Queenstown

2.4

* no contact

0.0 = Drops

 

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