“A total of 19 new records have been set in the last 24 hours. Many of them are minimum temperatures,” the meteorologists noted.
The lowest air temperature was recorded in the city of Kimberley – 9.9 ° C below zero. In July 2000, the previous temperature record was set in this city. Then there were frosts down to -8.1 ° C… The warmest was in Cape Town, where they recorded +11.6 ° C.
In some parts of the country, snow fell, especially in the Cape provinces, the newspaper wrote TheSouthAfrican.com.
Snow has started falling in parts of the Northern Cape – including Kimberley amid a severe cold front. The South African Weather Service issued a warning of snow and cold weather over the Western Cape, Northern Cape and Gauteng. #sabcnews
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