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Media Release Date Published
  COLD, WET AND WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED IN THE CAPE, WHILE WARMER TEMPERATURES WELCOMED IN THE EASTERN PARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA 27 September 2019
  ACTIVE WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA 4 September 2019
  SPRING WEEKEND WEATHER 30 August 2019
  LAUNCH OF THE SKUKUZA RADAR: 14 AUGUST 2019 14 August 2019
  A COLD, WET AND WINDY START TO THE WEEK 22 July 2019
  WINDY, WINTRY WEATHER EXPECTED ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY, 30 JUNE AND 1 JULY 2019 28 June 2019
  INTENSE COLD FRONT TO REACH WESTERN CAPE ON FRIDAY 21ST OF JUNE 2019 19 June 2019
  EXPECTED WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR 8 MAY 2019: SOUTH AFRICAN GENERAL ELECTIONS DAY 6 May 2019
  TROPICAL CYCLONE KENNETH 24 April 2019
  MORE RAIN EXPECTED AS LEARNERS’ HEAD BACK TO SCHOOL POST LONG WEEKEND 22 April 2019
  WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSHOWERS OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTH-EASTERN SOUTH AFRICA 21-22 APRIL 2019 AND CAUTION TO THE EASTER WEEKEND TRAFFIC 20 April 2019
  LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OVER WESTERN FREE STATE: 16 AND 17 APRIL 2019 16 April 2019
  STORMY WEATHER TO BE EXPECTED OVERPARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA 7 March 2019
  STORMY WEATHER TO BE EXPECTED OVER THE EASTERN PARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA ON VOTER REGISTRATION WEEKEND : 25 - 27 JANUARY 2019 24 January 2019
  HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED FOR PARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA 08 AND 09 DECEMBER 2018 7 December 2018
  STORMY WEATHER AS WELL AS HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED FOR PARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA , 31 OCTOBER AND 01 NOVEMBER 2018 31 October 2018
  STORMY WEATHER EXPECTED FOR PARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA: 12 AND 13 OCTOBER 2018 12 October 2018
  COLD WEATHER EXPECTED FOR PARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA , 2 TO 4 OCTOBER 2018 2 October 2018
  THE SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER SERVICE SENDS ITS CONDOLENCES TO THE MOLEWA FAMILY AND THE NATION 26 September 2018
  SNOW AND BITTERLY COLD CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR CAPE PROVINCES, 5 TO 7 SEPTEMBER 2018 5 September 2018
  RAIN, SNOW, WINDY AND COLD CONDITIONS OVER PARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA, 9 TO 10 AUGUST 2018 9 August 2018
  COLD FRONT EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA BETWEEN 1 – 3 JULY 2018 28 June 2018
WET AND COLD WEATHER EXPECTED OVER THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE, 14 TO 15 JUNE 2018. 12 June 2018
WET AND COLD WEATHER EXPECTED TO SET IN OVER THE EASTERN PARTS OF THE COUNTRY, 14 TO 16 MAY 2018. 11 May 2018
WORLD METEOROLOGICAL DAY CELEBRATED ON 23 MARCH 2018 – SAWS LAUNCHES EXCITING UPGRADED WEATHERSMART APP 23 March 2018
SEVERE TROPICAL STORM “ELIAKIM” LASHES MADAGASCAR; HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING EXPECTED. WELCOME RAIN EXPECTED IN SOUTH AFRICA THIS WEEKEND DUE TO A COLD FRONT. 16 March 2018
UPDATE: RAIN THIS WEEKEND; HEAVY IN SOME AREAS. 23 February 2018
WIDESPREAD RAIN THIS WEEKEND: 23 – 25 FEBRUARY 2018 21 February 2018
BACKGROUND BRIEFING NOTE 26 January 2018
SEASONAL FORECASTS UNDER THE CURRENT DROUGHT CONDITIONS IN THE WESTERN CAPE 26 January 2018
RAINY WEATHER EXPECTED OVER EASTERN PARTS OF THE COUNTRY: 04-06 DECEMBER 2017 04 December 2017
UNSEASONAL COLD WEATHER EXPECTED OVER THE COUNTRY: 14 - 16 NOVEMBER 2017 13 November 2017
STORMY WEATHER EXPECTED FOR PARTS OF SOUTH AFRICA 26 October 2017
THE SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER SERVICE’S RESPONSE TO THE TWO SEVERE WEATHER EVENTS IN GAUTENG AND KZN IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017: MR JERRY LENGOASA, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 12 October 2017
MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT SIGNED BETWEEN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER SERVICE AND THE CENTRE FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING 10 October 2017
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WREAK HAVOC IN GAUTENG ON 9 OCTOBER 2017; FURTHER WARNINGS FOR KWAZULU NATAL AND EASTERN CAPE ON 10 OCTOBER 2017 10 October 2017
STORMY WEATHER EXPECTED OVER SOUTH AFRICA: 4-7 OCTOBER 2017 04 October 2017
ALLEGATIONS OF MISUSE OF PUBLIC MONEY AT THE SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER SERVICE 07 September 2017
SOUTH AFRICA SHIVERS IN THE GRIP OF ICY WEATHER 17 August 2017
COLD SNAP TO HIT SOUTH AFRICA THIS WEEK: 16 AUGUST 2017 ONWARDS 15 August 2017
INTENSE COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO AFFECT SOUTH AFRICA: 15 – 17 JULY 2017 13 July 2017
COLD FRONT EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND: 10 JUNE 2017 09 June 2017