Brace yourselves, snowfall may hit SA this week

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.

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.

The forecast is still likely to change and @SAWeatherServic will bring you the updates.

Read More
Dos Santos may still control Angola's purse strings with children in key posts

Dos Santos may still control Angola's purse strings with children in key posts

Angola president Eduardo Jose Dos Santos is finally ready to hand over the reigns of power after 38 years, but many are skeptical.

Stats SA boss describes state of poverty in SA: 30 million living in poverty

Stats SA boss describes state of poverty in SA: 30 million living in poverty

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla released the Stats SA’s poverty trends report which looked at poverty between 2006 and 2015.

Group warns against 'fly-by-night' traditional healers involved in muti murders

Group warns against 'fly-by-night' traditional healers involved in muti murders

A man believed to be a traditional healer handed over body parts and told police in KwaZulu-Natal he's tired of being a cannibal.

Iconic Baxter Theatre turns 40 as 'The Fall' takes Edinburgh by storm

Iconic Baxter Theatre turns 40 as 'The Fall' takes Edinburgh by storm

'The Fall' is among six cutting edge productions sent to the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland by the Baxter and has won two awards.

Knysna fires sparked by lightning strike, not arson, finds expert

Knysna fires sparked by lightning strike, not arson, finds expert

Forensic scientist Dr David Klatzow has disputed claims made in an official report that the fires were caused by human activity.

Drug-testing may help tackle school violence, says Gauteng education

Drug-testing may help tackle school violence, says Gauteng education

The department's Steve Mabona says drug-testing from Grade 8 may help curb the prevalent problem of substance abuse among pupils.

Popular articles
5 reasons why South Africa granted Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

5 reasons why South Africa granted Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

 Simon Allison, Africa Editor at the Mail & Guardian explains the political considerations behind Mugabe's diplomatic immunity.

"ANN7 and  New Age sale is effectively a transaction between  Manyi and Guptas"

"ANN7 and New Age sale is effectively a transaction between Manyi and Guptas"

Phillip de Wet, Associate Editor at Mail & Guardian breaks down the sale of Gupta owned ANN7 TV Station and The New Age paper.

This is incredibly embarrassing for both countries - SAIIA Head of Governance

This is incredibly embarrassing for both countries - SAIIA Head of Governance

On Saturday international relations minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane granted diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe.

Read and weep: 10 of the most expensive houses in South Africa

Read and weep: 10 of the most expensive houses in South Africa

These super luxury houses with enormous price tags will induce some serious house envy.

44 drivers arrested for drunk driving in WC traffic blitz

44 drivers arrested for drunk driving in WC traffic blitz

Western Cape provincial traffic chief, Kenny Africa gives traffic updates of what he described as a very hectic weekend in the WC.

Grace Mugabe immunity: SA between ‘rock & hard place’

Grace Mugabe immunity: SA between ‘rock & hard place’

Professor Christopher Landsberg has praised the International Relations and Cooperation Minister for her 'honest approach'.

[Watch] John Maytham shuts down victim shamer on air

[Watch] John Maytham shuts down victim shamer on air

A caller wanted to know what the alleged victim had done in order for Grace Mugabe to assault her.

Meet Bonang Mohale, BLSA's outspoken (‘don’t blame colonialism’) Chairperson

Meet Bonang Mohale, BLSA's outspoken (‘don’t blame colonialism’) Chairperson

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Business Leadership South Africa’s Mohale for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.