Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 19 February 2020_1

Weather data provided by the South African Weather Service. For a detailed forecast of your province, click here.


Warnings:


Extremly high fire danger conditions are expected over Khai-Ma, Hantam and Kamiesberg municipalities of the Northern Cape and Cederberg of the Western Cape.


Watches:


Severe thunderstorms with possible hail, strong winds, heavy downpours leading to flooding are expected over southern and western interior of the Northern Cape, the western parts of the Eastern Cape as well as over the north western interior of the Western Cape.


Heavy rainfall leading to localized flooding is expected over the eastern half of the Eastern Cape and the southern parts of KwaZulu-Natal, including the coastline south of Richards Bay.


Special weather advisories


Extremely hot conditions are expected over the Cederberg municipality tomorrow.


Gauteng: Cloudy and warm with scattered showers and thundershowers but isolated in the north.


UVB sunburn index: Low.


Mpumalanga: Partly cloudy in the east in the morning, otherwise fine and warm to hot but very hot in places in the Lowveld.


Limpopo: Partly cloudy and warm to hot.


North-West province: Fine and hot, but partly cloudy in the extreme west, spreading to the east by the afternoon with isolated showers and thundershowers in the west.


Free State: Hot in the north-west, otherwise fine and warm, but partly cloudy in extreme west, spreading to the east in the afternoon with isolated showers and thundershowers in the west and along the Lesotho border.


Northern Cape: Hot in the extreme north-east, otherwise partly cloudy and warm becoming cloudy with isolated thundershowers in the east but scattered in the south-east and extreme north-east. The wind along the coast will be light to moderate south-easterly becoming strong from late morning.


Western Cape: Cloudy and cool along the south-west and south-coast with intermittent rain and showers clearing in the west from late morning, otherwise partly cloudy and warm. It will become sunny and hot along the west-coast and adjacent interior in the afternoon. The wind along the coast will be moderate westerly along the south-coast at first, otherwise fresh southerly to south-easterly, but to strong along the west and south-west coast in the afternoon.


UVB index: Very high.


Western half of the Eastern Cape: Cloudy and warm with scattered showers and thundershowers but isolated in the south. The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong westerly, becoming moderate to fresh south-easterly from the evening.


Eastern half of the Eastern Cape: Partly cloudy in the north-east at first, otherwise cloudy and warm with scattered showers and thundershowers. The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong south-westerly, becoming moderate to fresh south-easterly in south of Kei Mouth by late evening.


KwaZulu-Natal: Fine and warm to hot, becoming partly cloudy from the south in the afternoon with isolated evening showers and thundershowers. The wind along the coast will be moderate north-easterly, becoming south-westerly from the south in the afternoon.


UVB index: Very high.