Here’s a comprehensive outlook on the South Africa weather forecast for Saturday, 25 November 2023.
Weather warnings and advisories to take note of on Saturday, 25 November 2023
The South Africa weather forecast for Saturday predicts severe thunderstorms and extremely high fire danger conditions in various regions, alongside a persistent heatwave.
Severe thunderstorms are expected in parts of Mpumalanga, the Eastern Cape, and KwaZulu-Natal. Extremely high fire danger conditions are forecasted for Limpopo, parts of the Northern Cape, and various other regions.
Additionally, a heatwave is expected to continue in several provinces, including Gauteng and the Eastern Cape, until Tuesday.
South Africa weather forecast: Here’s what to expect on Saturday, 25 November 2023
The day in the eastern half of the Eastern Cape will be partly cloudy and warm, with isolated thunderstorms. South of the escarpment, it will be cloudy with a chance of rain. Coastal winds will shift from light south-easterly to moderate south-westerly in the afternoon.
The western half of the Eastern Cape will be cloudy and cool along the coast, with light rain south of the escarpment. Inland, it will be partly cloudy and warm. Winds along the coast will be moderate south-westerly.
Similar to the North-West Province, the Free State will start cloudy in the morning, becoming partly cloudy and hot to very hot later in the day. Isolated showers and thundershowers are expected.
The province is expected to experience fine weather, transitioning from hot to very hot. Partly cloudy skies with isolated evening showers and thundershowers are forecasted. The UVB sunburn index is projected to be extreme.
KwaZulu-Natal will experience partly cloudy conditions, becoming warmer as temperatures rise to very hot in the north. The afternoon will bring cloudy weather with scattered showers and thundershowers, although isolated in the north-east. Coastal winds will be moderate to fresh south-easterly. The UVB sunburn index is forecasted to be extreme.
Limpopo will see partly cloudy skies with temperatures ranging from very hot to extremely hot, except in central parts where it will be merely hot.
Conditions will be warm on the escarpment, transitioning to partly cloudy and extremely hot in some areas. Isolated to scattered afternoon showers and thundershowers are expected, with extremely hot temperatures in parts of the Lowveld.
The morning clouds will give way to partly cloudy and hot to very hot weather. Isolated showers and thundershowers are anticipated, except in the eastern regions.
The Northern Cape will be cloudy in some places during the morning, then fine and warm to hot for the rest of the day. The eastern areas might see very hot temperatures and afternoon isolated showers and thundershowers. Coastal areas will experience fresh to strong south-easterly winds.
The province will have cloudy and cool conditions along the south coast, with a chance of light rain in the east initially. Elsewhere, it will be partly cloudy and warm to hot. Winds along the coast are expected to be light to moderate, becoming strong south-easterly in the afternoon. The UVB sunburn index will be extreme.
We will continue to update this report as more information becomes available. Stay tuned for the latest weather news and advisories.