Only before a few days, we informed about the expected long-lasting and powerful coldwave in South Africa /https://mkweather.com/south-africa-expect-10-day-lasting-coldwave-cape-town-32c-22c-above-all-time-cold-record-and-floods//.
In Cape Town, last week, only +3,2°C was measured (2,2°C from all-time record) and the country was preparing for frosts and snowing.
On Sunday, 11. July 2021, extremely low temperature was already measured in Porth Elizabeth, only +1,8°C. The all-time cold record for the city is -0,5°C.
In Northern Cape and Free State, snow is reported already on Monday, 12. July 2021 and the first peak of long-lasting coldwaves is forecasted to peak already around Wednesday, 14. July 2021.
Level 4 snow warning’ in place for several regions of South Africa ..."It’s not often we see one of these – but a Level 4 snow warning has been issued for a number of areas in the west of the country"... wrote watchers on Twitter.
Cold weather patterns are forecasted in South Africa, and in several days in Namibia, Angola, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique, too, minimally until 23. July 2021, with the next extreme peak around 21. July 2021.