Storm Report SA said weather models “are suggesting a strong upper air system will move over the country this weekend
The system is also expected to bring a drop in temperatures, with snowfall over the eastern parts of Lesotho from Saturday. More than 10cm of snow is expected over the northeastern parts of the mountain kingdom.
The news about snow has South Africans excited.
One Facebook user said: “Woooohooo! Winter is coming. Love it. I’m not a fan of summer, especially in Gauteng.”
Another said: “Let it snow. Cannot wait for winter.”
Resorts in the Drakensberg are eagerly awaiting snow.
Lake Naverone, in the Southern Berg, posted a picture of snow-capped mountains, captured previously, to its social media platforms, saying: “Winter lovers are you ready? We might have our first snowfall for 2022.”