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Rain and snow expected into the weekend says weather office

Jul 13, 2018
Rain and snow expected into the weekend says weather office

The highlight of the rainfall measured on Friday morning is the 10mm measured at Joubertina, the South Africa Weather Service's Port Elizabeth office says. 

"On and off rainfall for the rest of the morning, clearing in the afternoon," described Garth Sampson, Client Liaison Officer for the Eastern Cape at the South African Weather Service.

"Rain is then expected overnight and continuing until Sunday morning.

"Over the rest of the region, heavier rain expected over the Wild Coast on Friday and Saturday."

Sampson said that light snowfalls over the NW mountains (Sneeuberg, Lootsberg Cradock Graaf Reinettt area) on Saturday.

"Snowfalls are also expected over the southern Drakensburg." 

Jul-18

Station Names

13

Nelson Mandela Bay

 

AWOS

Port Elizabeth Airport

13.8

ARS

3rd Ave Dip

17.2

ARS

Blue Horizon Bay

5.0

AWSH

Chatty

14.6

AWS

Coega

13.2

AWSH

Fettes Road

15.8

ARS

Flower Reserve

6.4

AWSH

Motherwell

11.6

ARS

Riverstone Bridge

8.0

ARS

St Albans

7.4

AWS

Uitenhage

19.2

 

 

 

Catchment

 

AWS

Joubertina

9.6

Man

Kareedouw

6.0

Man

Kouga Dam

0.5

AWS

Patensie

8.0

Man

Swartkops

 

16.7

Man

 

 

Other Towns

 

AWS

Addo

10.2

AWS

Bisho/KWT

NIL

AWS

Cape St Francis

1.0

AWS

Cradock

NIL

AWS

East London

NIL

AWS

Fort Beaufort

NIL

AWS

George

3.0

AWS

Graaff Reinet

2.4

AWS

Grahamstown

NIL

AWS

Henry`s Flats

4.0

AWS

Joubertina

9.6

AWS

Mossel Bay

NIL

AWS

Mthatha

NIL

AWS

Plettenberg bay

5.0

AWS

Port Alfred

NIL

AWS

Queenstown

NIL

* no contact

0.0 = Drops