The road was closed due to high winds – gusts of over 107 km recorded this morning.
North-easterly winds (60-75 km/hour)are expected over the Cape Metropole and the Central Karoo of the Western Cape by Thursday (9/7/20) afternoon.
Affected areas will experience high seas with wave heights from 6.0 to 6.5 metres.
Beach goers are advised to take caution as seas are expected to be choppy during the weekend.
Intense cold front makes landfall with good rainfall, cold weather, strong winds and high seas today.
“Communities living in the extreme south-western areas of the Western Cape should also brace themselves for a combination of cold, strong gusty winds as well as moderate rainfall.”
Temperatures are expected to reach up to 40°C in some areas.
Cape Town get ready to be blown away!
The hazardous wave and wind conditions are expected to persist until Monday morning (December 23, 2019).
The rains are expected to start falling on Saturday.