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THE REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR TUESDAY: 2018-10-09 SEVERE WEATHER ALERTS: ======================...

THE REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR TUESDAY: 2018-10-09

SEVERE WEATHER ALERTS:

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WARNINGS:

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1. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in places over the Northern Cape, as well as the West Coast District and Central Karoo of the Western Cape and the northern interior of the Eastern Cape.

WATCHES:

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SPECIAL WEATHER ADVISORIES:

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1. Extremely hot conditions are expected over the Central Karoo.

1. GAUTENG:

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Fine and warm.

The expected UVB sunburn index:Moderate

2. MPUMALANGA:

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Partly cloudy in the east with fog patches along the escarpment, otherwise fine and warm but cool along the escarpment with showers and thundershowers over the southern Highveld.

3. LIMPOPO:

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Partly cloudy with fog patches over the southern escarpment, otherwise fine and warm but hot in the south-west.

4. NORTH-WEST PROVINCE:

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Fine and warm to hot.

5. FREE STATE:

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Fine and warm to hot but partly cloudy in the extreme east.

6. NORTHERN CAPE:

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Cloudy with morning fog patches along the coast where it will be cool, otherwise fine to partly cloudy and hot.

The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong southerly to south-easterly.

7. WESTERN CAPE:

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Fog patches along entire coastline in the morning clearing quickly, otherwise fine and warm,but hot to very hot over the interior. It will remain partly cloudy along the south coast and cloudy from evening.

The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh south-westerly becoming southerly to south-easterly along the west and south-west coast in the afternoon.

The expected UVB sunburn index:High

8. WESTERN HALF OF THE EASTERN CAPE:

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Cloudy and warm with fog patches along the coast otherwise fine and hot to very hot.

The wind along the coast will be Moderate to fresh south westerly.

9. EASTERN HALF OF THE EASTERN CAPE:

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Cloudy with fog patches south of the escarpment at first otherwise fine and hot to very hot but warm along the coast. Isolated thunderstorms are expected in the north.

The wind along the coast will be Fresh north easterly becoming moderate to fresh south westerly south of Kei River by evening.

10. KWAZULU-NATAL:

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Partly cloudy in the morning in the east with fog over the eastern escarpment, otherwise fine and warm. It will become partly cloudy from late afternoon in the west with isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers in the extreme west.

The wind along the coast will be Moderate to fresh north-easterly, becoming strong in the afternoon.

The expected UVB sunburn index:Very High

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