Cape Town weather warning: Severe thunderstorms expected this week

Severe thunderstorms are forecasted for Cape Town on Tuesday, 11 June 2024, with torrential weather expected.

Residents of Cape Town should prepare for severe weather conditions this week as meteorology readers predict significant thunderstorms on Tuesday, 11 June 2024. 

Cape Town weather: Severe thunderstorms expected on Tuesday, 11 June 2024

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The day will start with relatively mild temperatures around 20 degrees Celsius in the morning, gradually dropping to 15 degrees by 20:00.

Weather Forecast MapsTemperature, 2 m above ground, 33°55'S 18°38'E, 2024/06/11 8 PM (UTC+02:00), ©

The temperature will feel like 17 degrees in the morning and 14 degrees in the evening due to the wind chill.


Starting at 20:00, Cape Town will experience light precipitation of 0.1mm, escalating as a low-cut-off system moves in from the coast.

Weather Forecast MapsPrecipitation 3 hours, 33°55'S 18°38'E, 2024/06/11 8 PM (UTC+02:00), ©

This weather system is expected to bring severe thunderstorms, with rainfall intensifying to 8.3mm in the city centre and reaching up to 12.4mm in regions such as Overberg and Cape Winelands.