Snow covering parts of country as cold front hits SA
Rob Ensel, founder of Snow Report SA, says most parts of the country are covered in snow.
JOHANNESBURG – A cold front hit most of the country on Thursday morning, sending snow to parts of the Eastern Cape.
The south-western Lesotho mountains are also covered in snow.
The South African Weather Service has issued a warning of disruptive snowfall on Thursday in southern Drakensberg in the Free State as well as western KwaZulu-Natal.
Rob Ensel, founder of Snow Report SA, says some parts of the country are covered in snow.
“We have a winter wonderland this morning. We have a few places affected, including Port Elizabeth, and some places in the Northern Cape. The Western Cape had snow yesterday as well.”
More snow to be seen early this morning in Elliot, EC - photo courtesy of Denise Biggs pic.twitter.com/7GpzCfya1G— Snow Report SA (@SnowReportSA) August 17, 2017
Snowing in Sutherland now (NC) - photo courtesy of Tessa Grove pic.twitter.com/pzkW7b5YAL— Snow Report SA (@SnowReportSA) August 16, 2017
A man who lives in Moltino in the Eastern Cape says he plans to enjoy the snow.
“It was snowing last night and it is beginning to snow now again. It stopped at about 11 last night. I’m going to a cattle sale now. We’re going to have fun in the snow.’
Snowing at Lootsberg Pass this afternoon - Rayden Flugel pic.twitter.com/960JFd3XxI— Snow Report SA (@SnowReportSA) August 16, 2017
(Edited by Shimoney Regter)