South Africa weather forecast for Thursday, 21 March 2024

South Africa weather forecast: Severe thunderstorm warnings and a heat wave advisory for Thursday, 21 March 2024.

Here’s a comprehensive outlook on the South Africa weather forecast for Thursday, 21 March 2024

Weather warnings and advisories to take note of on Thursday, 21 March 2024

Severe weather alerts:

  • Severe Thunderstorms: A Yellow Level 2 Warning is in effect for Gauteng, eastern parts of both the North West and Free State, the Highveld of Mpumalanga, and western parts of Kwazulu-Natal. Anticipated impacts include heavy downpours, hail, damaging winds, excessive lightning, leading to localised flooding, structural damages, and disruptions due to power surges.
  • Heatwave: Persistent high temperatures expected over the West Coast District of the Western Cape and western parts of Namakwa District, with advisories for extremely hot and uncomfortable conditions in places over the West Coast District of the Western Cape.

Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg forecast: Here’s what to expect on Thursday, 21 March 2024

Cape Town

On Thursday, 21 March 2024, Cape Town is forecasted to experience clear weather conditions with a minimum temperature of approximately 17°C and a maximum temperature of around 24°C.


Humidity levels are expected to fluctuate, peaking in the early hours. The chance of precipitation throughout the day is low, estimated at 10% during the afternoon hours.

Weather Forecast MapsTemperature, 2 m above ground, 33°56'S 18°25'E, 2024/03/21 11 AM (UTC+02:00), © VentuSky.comDurban

For Durban on Thursday, 21 March 2024, the weather is expected to be partly cloudy with temperatures ranging from a minimum of 22°C to a maximum of 26°C.

Wind speeds are forecasted to be around 10 m/s from the northeast, with a 10% chance of precipitation during the day, increasing to 20% by evening. Visibility is expected to be good, with humidity levels fluctuating throughout the day .

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