Although the Saws has predicted some showers and thundershowers for Kimberley this week, temperatures will remain in the mid to low 30s
THERE were tears of joy and sighs of relief when much-needed rain fell in the drought-stricken areas of the Northern Cape.
Some reports say that the dusty town of Williston received 48mm of rain over the weekend.
Although rain brought some relief in drought-stricken areas in the Northern Cape, dam levels continue to downslide in the Province and dropped from 75.3% to 72%.
According to the South African Weather Service (Saws) extremely high fire danger conditions are expected to persist over the central parts of the Northern Cape.
Heatwave conditions with persistently high temperatures are expected over the interior of the Namakwa District of the Northern Cape.
Although the Saws has predicted some showers and thundershowers for Kimberley this week, temperatures will remain in the mid to low 30s.
Today the mercury will be 34 degrees Celsius. It will be 35 from Wednesday to Friday, thereafter city residents can look forward to some respite at the weekend when the temperature will dip to 31 on Saturday and rise by just a degree on Sunday to 32.