The South African Weather Service has confirmed predictions that snow may fall in parts of the country thanks to a cold front landing later this week.
Snow Report SA issued a report showing that a weather system is bringing snow to parts the country as soon as Thursday.
South African Weather Service senior forecaster Bransby Bulo says that a cold front is appearing in the western parts of the country.
By Friday, surface high push moisture over SE parts with snow likely on the mountains of EC and KZN. Below, Max temp and ranfall % for Fri. pic.twitter.com/U1s3sYEUg7— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) May 9, 2017
The system will hit south eastern parts on Thursday and move to the Eastern Cape (EC) before drifting out of the country by the weekend, Bulo explains.
It looks like it will bring some snowfall in the northern-eastern parts of Eastern Cape (Southern Drakensberg).— Bransby Bulo, senior forecaster at the SA Weather Service
Bulo predicts that snow will surface in the EC overnight on Friday, into the early hours of Saturday.
Cold front and upper air trough moving over western RSA on Thu. Rain expected in WC spreading east. Below, Max temps and rainfall % for Thu. pic.twitter.com/fzJn4dCrP8— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) May 9, 2017
The forecast is still likely to change and @SAWeatherServic will bring you the updates.