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Thunderstorms, damaging winds and snowfalls expected in parts of ECape

Oct 5, 2017
Thunderstorms, damaging winds and snowfalls expected in parts of ECape

The South African Weather Service on Thursday morning said that severe thunderstorms, some flooding, damaging winds and snowfalls are to be expected over the eastern parts of the Eastern Cape. 

"Severe Thunderstorms are expected east of Grahamstown/Cradock area which can lead to heavy rain and flooding," the weather office said.

"Damaging Winds - SW'ly winds of 35 knots expected offshore between Plettenberg Bay and Port Elizabeth and along the coast north of Port St Johns."

It added that light snowfalls expected over the high mountain peaks bordering Lesotho.