Scenes from snowy South Africa

Posted on 11 June 2020

Winter has settled in across parts of South Africa. Along with the cooler temperatures, parts of the country have received some early winter snow. The major cities are in for a chilly few days and areas like Sutherland and the Drakensberg are in for a few sub-zero mornings.

‘Disruptive snowfall is expected over the southern high grounds of the Northern Cape until Friday, including Karoo Hoogland, Sutherland, Hantam and Calvinia’ said SAWS.

‘In The Western Cape, snowfall resulting in temporary closure of mountain passes are expected until Friday, including Ceres, Witzenberg, Breede Valley, Worcester, Ladismith, Kannaland and Laingsburg’.

Take a look at some of the snowy scenes below.

Winter wonderland or Kouebokkeveld? Image credit: Lenette Mouton

Parts of the Western Cape have been blanketed in snow due to a three-day cold front. Image credit: Lenette Mouton

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. Image credit: Lenette Mouton

The snow must go on. Image credit: Lenette Mouton

No day like a snow day! Image credit: Lenette Mouton

There’s no business like snow business. Image credit: Lenette Mouton

Have an ice day! Image credit: Lenette Mouton


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Winter has arrived.

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What a morning at Greyton Lodge. #snow #week #holiday #travel #greyton #lodge #hotel #winter #overberg #capetown #cold

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Soil of Stanford soaking it up #lovestanford❤ #loveoverberg #lovecapetown #overberg #hermanua #sourhafrica #capewhalecoast

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Feeling like a kid again😁❄️☃️

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The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has predicted the following weather from today [11 June] until Saturday.

The Drakensberg won’t see a morning warmer than 6°C in the coming week.

Sutherland is also in for a chilly start over the next week.

The Eastern Cape is also due for some snowfall.


Image credit: Unsplash

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