Until 20. August 2021, cold Antarctic air hit region in 2 waves – between 13.-15. August and between 17.-20. August 2021 and cold weather should return in the third decade or August, yet.
Already on Friday, 13. August 2021 is reported from parts of Sout Africa, mainly Drakensberg Mountains, heavy snowfall and the next 2 mornings, frosts below -10°C in populated basins are rarely possible.
Similar situation will repeat in the 4th August pentade.
In the last 7 days, temperatures rarely dropped up to -8°C, but on places with deep snow cover, frosts in the next mornings should surprise.
Many warnings before frosts threatening crops and harvest were published, frosts hit metropolitan areas, too, e.g. Johannesburg
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