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Some areas receive good rainfall over past 24 hours: Weather office

Jan 3, 2017
Some areas receive good rainfall over past 24 hours: Weather office

Generally, rainfall over most of the region was around 15 mm, with some nice heavier patches in places like Addo and Grahamstown with over 30 mm, the Port Elizabeth office of the South African Weather Services said on Tuesday morning.

"Catchment rain varied between a dismal 1 mm at Kareedouw to 15 mm at Patensie," described Garth Sampson, Client Liaison Officer for the Eastern Cape.

Port Elizabeth

Between 5 mm at Lovemore Heights to 27 mm at Lower Reserve at Van Stadens Pass

Loraine                                 19mm

Airport                                  13 mm

Fettes Road                        11 mm

Motherwell                        11 mm

Flower Reserve                 27 mm

Lovemore Heights           5mm

Riverstone                          14 mm

Shark Rock Pier                 10 mm

Chatty                                   19 mm

3 Ave                                     14 mm

St Albans                             21 mm

Uitenhage                           16 mm

Coega                                   13 mm


Pt Alfred                              14 mm

East London                       15 mm

George                                 14 mm

Mthatha                              15 mm

Graaf Reinett                     29 mm

Cradock                                29 mm

Somerset East                   17 mm

Ft Beaufort                         27 mm

Grahamstown                   33 mm

Bisho                                     15 mm

Queenstown                     14 mm

Addo                                     35 mm

Dohne/Stutterheim        22 mm


Catchment NMMM Dams

Patensie                              15 mm

Kouga Dam                         10 mm

Joubertina                          1 mm

Kareedow                           6 mm