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Good rains recorded over the Eastern and Southern Cape

Sep 7, 2018
Good rains recorded over the Eastern and Southern Cape

The Bhisho-King Williams Town area, Fort Beaufort, Grahamstown and Port Alfred got most of the rains that fell across the Eastern and Southern Cape on Thursday according to data released by the Port Elizabeth office of the South African Weather Service.

Good rains also fell in the Nelson Mandela Bay and its catchment areas, bringing some good news to the drought-stricken area. 

See the full data below as provided by Garth Sampson, the SA Weather Service's Client Liaison Officer for the Eastern Cape:

9/7/2018

Station Names

7

Nelson Mandela Bay

 

AWOS

Port Elizabeth Airport

11.0

ARS

3rd Ave Dip

13.2

ARS

Blue Horizon Bay

7.0

AWSH

Chatty

10.4

AWS

Coega

10.2

AWSH

Fettes Road

11.8

ARS

Flower Reserve

8.6

AWSH

Motherwell

6.8

ARS

Riverstone Bridge

8.4

ARS

St Albans

11.4

AWS

Uitenhage

10.0

 

 

 

Catchment

 

AWS

Joubertina

7.8

Man

Kareedouw

10.0

Man

Kouga Dam

9.5

AWS

Patensie

8.8

Man

Swartkops

 

11.7

Man

 

 

Other Towns

 

AWS

Addo

17.6

AWS

Bisho/KWT

39.6

AWS

Cape St Francis

0.2

AWS

Cradock

13.6

AWS

East London

28.6

AWS

Fort Beaufort

37.4

AWS

George

18.5

AWS

Graaff Reinet

14.4

AWS

Grahamstown

29.6

AWS

Henry`s Flats

13.2

AWS

Joubertina

7.8

AWS

Mossel Bay

20.0

AWS

Mthatha

18.2

AWS

Plettenberg bay

23.6

AWS

Port Alfred

28.8

AWS

Queenstown

25.8