South African Weather Service Issues Yellow Level 2 Warning for Severe Thunderstorms Across KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga on Monday

South African Weather Service Issues Yellow Level 2 Warning for Severe Thunderstorms Across KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga on Monday

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Across Three Provinces

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has raised a yellow level 2 warning for severe thunderstorms, anticipating adverse weather conditions in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga on Monday, February 5.

Anticipated Weather Phenomena

According to the weather service, the forecasted severe thunderstorms in these regions may bring about strong gusty winds, excessive lightning, and heavy downpours.

The affected areas include the western and central parts of KwaZulu-Natal, as well as the eastern sections of Mpumalanga and Limpopo.

Potential Impacts and Precautions

The potential consequences of these severe weather phenomena include localised damage to infrastructure and temporary disruptions to power supply and communication.

It’s noteworthy that the yellow level 2 warning indicates a higher likelihood of minor impacts.

Heatwave Advisory for Specific Districts

Additionally, the SAWS has issued an advisory regarding heatwave conditions in specified areas of the country.

A persistent heatwave with consistently high temperatures is expected in the Sarah Baartman District, Chris Hani District, Raymond Mhlaba, and the Amahlathi local municipalities of the Eastern Cape.

These conditions also extend to the Central and Little Karoo regions of the Western Cape, lasting until at least Tuesday, February 6.

Warning Against Electricity Disruptions

Residents are advised to stay informed about the weather conditions and take necessary precautions.

The heatwave advisory also comes with a reminder to brace for potential electricity disruptions, emphasizing the importance of preparedness during adverse weather events.

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