Snow in Mooi River

Snow in Mooi River
Snow in Mooi River

Snow has started falling as a cold front hits the Kwazulu Natal. There are reports of snowfall in from Boston, Balgowan, Curry’s Post and Mooi River.

On Wednesday, forecasters predict light snowfall over high lying areas, including the Drakensburg, from as early today. Snow tracking site, snowreport, has predicted a good chance of light snowfall in areas such as Rosetta, Escourt and Mooi River. Meanwhile, N3 emergency teams are on standby in the event of snow falling on Van Reenen’s Pass. Traffic authorities are warning motorists to exercise caution on the province’s roads.
Snowfalls, which dusted parts of the Western Cape, Eastern Cape,  KwaZulu-Natal, and Lesotho, are not expected to continue over the weekend, the SA Weather Service (SAWS) said on Friday.But this weekend, starting Friday clear skies  are expected. The cold front, which moved across South Africa on Wednesday and Thursday, has moved out to the east of the country. and this weekend will be marginally warmer. The temperatures will still be cold, especially in the mornings, with most of Mooi river to be below zero degrees Celsius. No further snowfalls are expected this time round. Another cold front is expected to hit the Western Cape on Sunday, but it was difficult to determine how strong it would be.Snow Report SA’s Twitter account was buzzing with photographs of  landscapes transformed into winter wonderlands.  A steady stream of such pictures poured in from areas, including  Matroosberg and Tulbagh in the Western Cape, the Dargle Valley, Boston, and Mooi River in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, and Elliot in  the Eastern Cape.

The South Africa weather service issued a special advisory that frost was expected for most of the inland provinces on Friday and Saturday mornings.

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