The current status of Cape Town’s dam levels is that they are continuing to drop.
The expected UVB sunburn index in the Western Cape is extreme.
Gusty winds of 45-55 km/h can be expected ahead of the cold front over the interior and south coast of the Western Cape.
Temperatures in Cape Town will drop to a chilly 13°C by Wednesday.
“The predicted above-normal temperatures are likely to induce exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation and heat stress conditions, leading to diseases associated with overexposure to UV and high temperatures,”
The areas which can expect the brunt of the weather are Cape Town, Drakenstein, Overstrand, Stellenbosch and Theewaterskloof.
Heavy rain is predicted from Thursday afternoon, spreading over the entire province by the evening.
Very cold conditions are expected across the Western Cape interior on Thursday and Friday, where daytime temperatures below 10 degrees can be expected.🌧️☔️
The cold front is expected to be preceded by strong 50-60km/h north-westerly winds- possibly gusting up to 70-80km/h at times), over the interior of the Northern Cape and Western Cape provinces.
The cold front passing over the Western Cape on Wednesday morning will result in south-westerly swell with wave heights of 6-8m between Saldanha Bay and Plettenberg Bay.