SEE: snow, floods and storm winds in the Cape



Snow, flooding, storm winds are some of the extreme weather conditions experienced on Sunday in parts of the country, said the SA weather service.

Even Table Mountain experienced snow scatter, according to reports coming in from across the Western Cape.

The SA weather service said snowfall was expected in the "mountainous areas of the Cape Winelands, West Coast District and Overberg districts, as well as the southern elevated part of the North Cape".

The disaster risk management center of the city of Cape Town also reported that a total of 328 houses in SST Section, Greenpoint and Harare Section in Khayelitsha were affected by flooding.

In addition, "in zone 20, Langa, two homes built on a drain completely damaged," said the Charlotte Powell of the center, adding that a request for relocation had been filed.

According to the weather service, flooding was also expected on southern parts of the west coast, as well as on the western parts of the Overberg districts.

Wind power from the Western Cape Columbine to the Algoa bay in the Eastern Cape.

Waves with a height between six kilometers and seven kilometers were predicted from Cape Columbine and Port Alfred.

In the meantime, warnings were issued for extremely high fire risk conditions in certain parts of the northwest, the Free State, KwaZulu Natal, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo.


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