Here is a comprehensive outlook on the South Africa weather forecast for Sunday, 5 November 2023.
Weather warnings and advisories to take note of on Sunday, 5 November 2023
A Yellow Level 1 Warning for severe thunderstorms is in place for the northeastern parts of the Eastern Cape, where strong winds, small hail, and localised flooding could cause damage to property and disrupt services.
South Africa weather forecast: Here’s what to expect on Sunday, 5 November 2023
In the western half, the day will be cool along the coast but warm inland with partly cloudy skies and isolated showers and thundershowers expected in the north.
The eastern half will see cloudy conditions with light showers along the Wild Coast at first, becoming partly cloudy and warming up.
Scattered thunderstorms are forecasted in the east, which could become severe. Coastal winds will start as moderate westerly, becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Residents of the Free State can expect a fine and cool to warm start, with the weather becoming partly cloudy and windy. There will be isolated to scattered showers and thundershowers later in the day.
Gauteng will be partly cloudy and warm, with isolated showers and thundershowers anticipated in the south. The UVB sunburn index is expected to reach high levels, so precautions against sunburn should be taken.
Foggy conditions in the morning will give way to a partly cloudy and warm day. The afternoon will bring cloudy skies with scattered showers and thundershowers in the west and Midlands, while other areas might see isolated incidents.
Coastal winds will be moderate south-westerly south of Durban in the morning and evening, shifting to moderate to fresh northerly to north-easterly winds. An extreme UVB sunburn index is forecasted.
The day in Limpopo will be partly cloudy and warm, with temperatures climbing to hot in the northern and Western Bushveld areas.
Mpumalanga can anticipate a hot day in the Lowveld. It will be partly cloudy and warm in general, with isolated showers and thundershowers expected in the southern and eastern Highveld and the southern escarpment areas.
The weather in the North West Province will be partly cloudy, windy, and warm, with isolated showers and thundershowers, although these are less likely in the northeast.
A fine and warm day awaits the western interior of the Northern Cape, while other areas can expect partly cloudy conditions with isolated to scattered showers and thundershowers. The wind along the coast will be moderate southerly to south-easterly, contributing to a windy day overall.
The morning will be mostly cloudy in the Western Cape, with isolated light rain along the south coast and misty conditions along the west coast. The day will clear up to fine and cool to warm weather.
The coastal wind will be moderate to fresh southerly north of Table Bay, becoming south-westerly, and light to moderate south-easterly to easterly east of Struisbaai, sometimes reaching fresh strength.
The region will experience an extreme UVB sunburn index.
We will continue to update this report as more information becomes available. Stay tuned for the latest weather news and advisories.