SABC News Western Cape

02 Jul 2018 09:39 -


2 months ago

Western Cape Traffic says the Gydo Pass in the Koue Bokkeveld as well as various other roads have be...

Western Cape Traffic says the Gydo Pass in the Koue Bokkeveld as well as various other roads have been closed, mainly due to adverse weather conditions and snowfall. Heavy downpours have lashed the Cape since Friday and from yesterday, icy and cold weather conditions moved in. Provincial Traffic Chief, Kenny Africa has warned motorists to be careful: "Between Touwsriver and Hex River Pass and De Doorns also heavy snowfall currently we intend to also close the N1 in Hex River pass due to this heavy snowfall. It currently also very dangerous the roads are slippery and we urge motorists not to use the N1 between De Doorns and Touwsriver right now and also not the Theronsberg pass between Touwsiver and Ceres."