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A climate shift is coming to SA, hotter days lie ahead

Scientist Rebecca Garland explains the effect climate change is going to have on the Johannesburg of the future. Listen as she tells 702 listeners South Africans will be getting more and more consecutive hot days.

JOHANNESBURG - Scientist Rebecca Garland says climate changes is set to affect temperatures in Southern Africa.

Climate modelling by the CSIR has suggested that Johannesburg will experience hot days of over 27 degrees Celsius from 140 to 170 times a year.

According to Garland, Johannesburg has between 30 and 40 hot days a year.

She says what South Africans will be getting is more and more consecutive hot days.

Garland says the climate in the Johannesburg of the future is going to be similar to that of southern Botswana today.

Listen to the Soundcloud above for more.

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