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Severe thunderstorms, high discomfort levels and veld fire conditions expected today

Dec 8, 2016
Severe thunderstorms, high discomfort levels and veld fire conditions expected today

The South African Weather Services on Thursday morning said that severe thunderstorms, high levels of discomfort and veld fire conditions were to be expected across most parts of the Eastern Cape.

According to the weather office, severe thunderstorms are expected in places in the eastern half of the Eastern Cape - from Dutywa right up to Mt Ayliff, Matatiele, Barkly East and Jamestown.

Veld fire conditions are also expected over the Dr Beyers Naude, Blue Crane Route and Gariep local municipalities as well as the western parts Amathole and the Chris Hani Districts.

Meanwhile, high discomfort values are expected along the east and south east coast of the Eastern Cape as well as the adjacent interior.