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Another cold spell to hit the Northern Cape

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An intense cold front, with strong winds, freezing conditions and snow in the Northern Cape is expected over the next few days.

File image. Picture: Brendan Magaar/African News Agency(ANA)

THE SOUTH African Weather Service has issued a special weather advisory of an intense cold front, with strong winds, freezing conditions and snow in the Northern Cape over the next few days.

According to the weather report, strong to gale north-westerly winds (60-75km/h) are expected in places over the Northern Cape on Thursday.

Very cold conditions are expected over the southern high ground of the Northern Cape on Friday afternoon spreading eastwards by Saturday morning.

Snowfalls are expected over the southern high ground of the Northern Cape on Friday.

In Kimberley, the temperature is expected to start dropping on Saturday, when a maximum of 13 degrees C is predicted, with an overnight low of -5 degrees C. On Sunday, the daytime temperature in the city will be slightly warmer with a high of 21 degrees C expected, although the thermometer is expected to drop to -5 overnight again. Monday’s predicted temperature is a high of 20 degrees C and a low of -2 degrees C.

In Sutherland the thermometer is not expected to rise above 10 degrees C on Friday (with an overnight low of -3 degrees C). On Saturday, a high of only 7 degrees C is expected.