Capetonians must prepare for heavy rain and the possibility of flooding in the Cape Town metropolis from Thursday to Friday morning when a second cold front moves in this week.
The South African Weather Service says the second cold front moves in from the southwestern part of the Western Cape on Thursday. In addition to heavy rain and possible flooding in Cape Town, good rainfall for the mountains in the southwestern part of the province is also forecast. For the metropolis, between 20 mm and 30 mm of rain and up to 40 mm in the mountains are forecast.
Morning temperatures are not as icy cold as earlier this week. In Cape Town, Strand, Paarl and Hermanus, the minimum temperature will be between 10 ° C and 12 ° C and the maximum temperature will be at 15 ° C and 16 ° C. A northwest wind of between 20 km / h and 30 km / h is expected.
Some of the noticeable rainfall figures for the 24 hour period to Wednesday at 08:00 in the Western Cape are: Plettenberg Bay 22 mm; Knives 18 mm; Stilbaai 13 mm and George 10 mm.