Here’s a comprehensive outlook on the South Africa weather forecast for Thursday, 23 November 2023
Weather warnings and advisories to take note of on Thursday, 23 November 2023.
Thursday’s South Africa weather forecast includes impact-based, fire danger warnings and advisories for several regions.
SAWS issued a Yellow Level 2 Warning for severe thunderstorms in parts of the Free State, Northern Cape, and North West.
Fire Danger Warnings
Extremely high fire conditions are anticipated in several regions including the Northern Cape, Western Cape, North West, Free State, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, and KwaZulu-Natal.
Heatwave conditions are expected across numerous provinces including Northern Cape, Free State, North West, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, and Eastern Cape.
South Africa weather forecast: Here’s what to expect on Thursday, 23 November 2023
The western half of the Eastern Cape will experience partly cloudy and cool to warm conditions along the coast, but it will be fine and hot to very hot inland. Afternoon clouds are expected. The coastal wind will start as light north-westerly and shift to moderate south-easterly.
In the east, the day begins cloudy along the coast with drizzle and fog on the Wild Coast, becoming fine and warm to hot, and very hot in the north. Afternoon thunderstorms are expected over the interior. Coastal winds will shift to a southerly direction in the afternoon.
Expect fine conditions turning partly cloudy and hot to very hot, with isolated showers and thundershowers, particularly scattered in the northern and eastern areas.
Very hot in the extreme north, with partly cloudy skies and isolated thundershowers in the afternoon. The UVB sunburn index remains extreme.
The day will be fine and hot to very hot, turning partly cloudy in the afternoon with isolated showers and thundershowers, except in the northeast. Coastal winds will be moderate north-easterly north of Richards Bay, shifting to lighter easterly to south-easterly winds. The UVB index is very high.
A partly cloudy day, warm to hot overall, but very hot in the extreme east.
The province will see partly cloudy skies and temperatures ranging from hot to very hot, and extremely hot in the extreme east. Isolated thundershowers are expected in the central and western regions.
The day will start fine, becoming partly cloudy and hot to very hot, with isolated showers and thundershowers.
Along the coast, expect cool conditions with morning fog, while the rest of the province will be warm to hot, and very to extremely hot in the east. Partly cloudy conditions with isolated showers and thundershowers are forecast for the north-east. Coastal winds will be southerly to south-easterly, becoming fresh in the afternoon.
The south-west will start cool and cloudy, transitioning to fine and warm to hot conditions, but partly cloudy in the south. The eastern interior will be hot. Coastal winds will be north-westerly to westerly, shifting to southerly to south-westerly in the afternoon. The UVB sunburn index is extreme.
We will continue to update this report as more information becomes available. Stay tuned for the latest weather news and advisories.