Light snow forecast for Tiffindell
Light snowfall is again expected to blanket the mountains of the Eastern Cape‚ Drakensberg and Lesotho on Saturday.
“A small weather system will deposit a light snowfall up to 5cm across the mountains around Tiffindell in the Eastern Cape from late Friday‚ including the possibility of [snow] on the Barkly Pass,” Snow Report SA said.
“In the early hours of Saturday morning, the high peaks on the central Drakensberg and Lesotho will get between 10cm and 20cm of snow.”
Meanwhile, disaster management teams were placed on standby with the possibility of heavy rain and hail in KwaZuluNatal on Friday.
SA Weather Service forecaster Ezekiel Sebego said: “On Saturday‚ thunderstorm activities are expected to persist over [central and eastern SA], with a further risk of severe storms over eastern parts of North West‚ north and eastern Free State‚ Gauteng and western Mpumalanga.”