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Good rains recorded in catchment areas

Nov 7, 2018
Good rains recorded in catchment areas

Although only 4mm of rain fell at the Port Elizabeth airport, some welcome rain fell in the Langkloof - the catchment area of the Nelson Mandela Bay and Kouga municipalities, on Tuesday, the Port Elizabeth office of the South African Weather Service said.

According to Garth Sampson, the SA Weather Service's Client Liaison Officer for the Eastern Cape, between 15 and 20mm of rain was measured in the Langkloof.

Below is a full report on rainfall measurements recorded on Tuesday: 

Station Names

7

Nelson Mandela Bay

 

AWOS

Port Elizabeth Airport

3.8

ARS

3rd Ave Dip

6.2

ARS

Blue Horizon Bay

1.0

AWSH

Chatty

*

AWS

Coega

2.2

AWSH

Fettes Road

3.4

ARS

Flower Reserve

2.0

AWSH

Motherwell

3.4

ARS

Riverstone Bridge

13.8

ARS

St Albans

3.4

AWS

Uitenhage

*

 

 

 

Catchment

 

AWS

Joubertina

19.6

Man

Kareedouw

15.0

Man

Kouga Dam

*

AWS

Patensie

1.2

Man

Swartkops

 

*

Man

 

 

Other Towns

 

AWS

Addo

3.4

AWS

Bisho/KWT

*

AWS

Cape St Francis

2.0

AWS

Cradock

NIL

AWS

East London

5.8

AWS

Fort Beaufort

1.0

AWS

George

4.5

AWS

Graaff Reinet

NIL

AWS

Grahamstown

11.8

AWS

Henry`s Flats

0.4

AWS

Joubertina

19.6

AWS

Mossel Bay

5.6

AWS

Mthatha

1.0

AWS

Plettenberg bay

4.6

AWS

Port Alfred

3.4

AWS

Queenstown

NIL