Here’s a comprehensive outlook on the South Africa weather forecast for Monday, 20 November 2023.
Weather warnings and advisories to take note of on Monday, 20 November 2023
Yellow Level 2 warnings are in effect for damaging winds across most parts of the Western Cape and the interior of the Namakwa District in the Northern Cape, impacting transport routes and travel services. Additionally, there are warnings for difficult sea navigation between Saldana Bay and Cape Agulhas.
Fire Danger Warnings
Extreme high fire danger conditions are forecasted for the central Western Cape, Namakwa District in the Northern Cape, the central and northern interior of the Eastern Cape, and northern Limpopo.
A heat wave with high temperatures is expected in parts of the Eastern Cape until Tuesday, extending to the Lowveld of Mpumalanga, Limpopo province, and western KwaZulu-Natal until Thursday.
South Africa weather forecast: Here’s what to expect on Monday, 20 November 2023
In the east, the morning will start with cloudy conditions and mist, transitioning to a fine, hot day but warm along the coast. The coast will experience moderate to fresh north-easterly winds.
In the west, expect cloudy conditions with morning mist, becoming fine, windy, and hot to very hot, but warm along the coast. Coastal winds will be light to moderate easterly, turning light south-westerly by evening.
The day will be fine and warm to hot, becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers and thundershowers over central and eastern parts. Windy conditions are expected over the western parts.
The province will be partly cloudy and hot, with isolated showers and thundershowers. The UVB sunburn index is high.
The day starts with morning fog over the interior, then partly cloudy and warm to hot, becoming very hot in places in the north. Isolated showers and thundershowers are expected.
Coastal winds will be moderate to fresh south-westerly south of Richards Bay in the morning, turning moderate to fresh north-easterly. The UVB sunburn index is extreme.
The province will experience extremely hot conditions in places in the Lowveld and Limpopo Valley. The rest of Limpopo will be partly cloudy and hot to very hot, with isolated thundershowers from the afternoon, except in the northern part of the Lowveld and the Limpopo Valley.
The Lowveld will be very hot to extremely hot, while the rest of Mpumalanga will be partly cloudy and warm to hot, with isolated showers and thundershowers from the afternoon.
The day will be fine and hot, becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers and thundershowers.
The morning and evening will be cloudy along the coast, otherwise partly cloudy, warm and windy in the province, but hot to very hot in the north-east, becoming cloudy in the afternoon. Coastal winds will be moderate to fresh north-westerly.
The eastern parts will be partly cloudy and hot in the morning, then cloudy and cool to warm with light rain in the west from the afternoon. It will be windy across the province. Coastal winds will be light to moderate easterly to north-easterly along the south coast, turning moderate to fresh north-westerly, but strong to gale force along the south-west coast. The UVB sunburn index is high.
We will continue to update this report as more information becomes available. Stay tuned for the latest weather news and advisories.