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Port Elizabeth, George, East London and Plett got most of Wednesday's rains

Oct 10, 2019
Port Elizabeth, George, East London and Plett got most of Wednesday's rains

Port Elizabeth - The Port Elizabeth office of the South African Weather Service says notable rains were recorded in Port Elizabeth, George, East London and Plettenberg Bay on Wednesday night.

"We experienced some nice rain showers overnight, which were mainly confined to the coast," said Garth Sampson, the SA Weather Service's Client Liaison Officer for the Eastern Cape.

He described that notable figures were: 

  • Port Elizabeth    - 10mm,
  • George               -10mm,
  • East London      -15mm,
  • Plettenberg Bay - 20mm.

"Over the interior to the east there were some good falls in places, with Fort Beaufort recording 10mm and Bisho 11mm," Sampson said.

"We can expect some more light showers this morning along the coast and adjacent interior, east of Cape St Francis.

"Conditions will clear for the weekend."

Rainfall figures from Wednesday

Station Names

10

Nelson Mandela Bay

 

AWOS

Port Elizabeth Airport

10.0

ARS

3rd Ave Dip

8.4

ARS

Blue Horizon Bay

8.4

ARS

Chatty

11.6

AWS

Coega

1.0

AWSH

Fettes Road

5.8

ARS

Flower Reserve

11.0

AWSH

Motherwell

*

ARS

Riverstone Bridge

8.0

ARS

St Albans

6.6

AWS

Uitenhage

0.6

Man

Woodridge

7.4

Catchment

 

AWS

Joubertina

1.4

ARS

Kareedouw

4.2

Man

Kareedouw

6.5

Man

Kouga Dam

0.0

AWS

Patensie

2.2

 

 

 

Other Towns

 

AWS

Addo

2.2

AWS

Bisho/KWT

11.4

AWS

Cape St Francis

4.0

AWS

Cradock

NIL

AWS

East London

14.6

AWS

Fort Beaufort

9.6

AWS

George

10.4

AWS

Graaff Reinet

NIL

AWS

Grahamstown

2.4

AWS

Henry`s Flats

0.4

AWS

Joubertina

1.4

AWS

Mossel Bay

4.0

AWS

Mthatha

9.4

AWS

Plettenberg bay

20.0

AWS

Port Alfred

4.4

AWS

Queenstown

NIL

 

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