EWN Weather Watch: Gloomy Friday as weather service issues warning for Gauteng

Your EWN Weather Watch update for Friday, 2 October 2020

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JOHANNESBURG – It’s been a wet and mostly grey start to the new month, with forecasters predicting severe weather conditions in the Western Cape and Gauteng for Friday.

The South African Weather Service has issued a yellow warning for thunderstorms in parts of Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.


Thunderstorms have been predicted for most parts of Gauteng, with residents warned of possible flooding.

Johannesburg will start off cold with a minimum temperature of 12 °C, which is expected to rise to 20°C. Pretoria’s maximum is forecast at 22°C and Vereeniging will see a high of 21°C.


Authorities have warned residents and travellers to prepare for severe weather conditions in the province.

Maximum temperatures for Cape Town, Beaufort West, Worcester and George are hovering around the teens, while temperatures in Vredendal are expected to peak at 20°C.


Some showers are predicted in parts of KZN. Durban will reach a maximum of 18°C while Richards Bay is expected to reach 20°C.

For more weather details, visit the SA Weather Service website.

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