The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a Yellow Level 2 warning ahead of yet another cold front expected to make landfall in Cape Town on Thursday morning.
The City of Cape Town Disaster Risk Management services said that all City services and external partners are on standby for the latest cold front expected.
The SAWS issued the following warnings for Thursday, July 8:
- Disruptive rainfall between midday and 11:00
- Damaging winds from 9:00 until 11:00
“Yellow Level 2 Warning for WIND resulting in localised problems for high-sided vehicles on prone routes is expected over the southern interior of the Northern Cape and interior of the Western Cape on Thursday morning spreading to the south coast by the afternoon.”
“Yellow Level 2 Warning for WIND resulting in difficulty in navigation at sea is expected between Cape Columbine and Cape Agulhas on Thursday morning spreading to Plettenberg Bay by the afternoon,” they said.
Forecasters expect Thursday’s cold front to be considerably shorter in duration compared to last week.