SA's winter wonderland - in pictures

25 July 2016 - 11:07 By TMG Digital


Heavy snowfalls blanketed several towns as temperatures dipped to below zero in parts of the country on Monday.

Several roads were closed due to dangerous driving conditions and snow in the Free State‚ KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape.Photographs of the snow were posted widely on social media on Monday morning.@SnowReportSA#Walkerbouts#travel#flyfishingpic.twitter.com/hDFY2aU48W — Mari (@Minxy_Star) July 25, 2016ssSnow Report SA ‏@SnowReportSA reported that it was snowing at Elliot in the Eastern Cape.Elliot Eastern cape this morning and still snowing -Corwin CoCo Williamson pic.twitter.com/WyiH0TdZ8Q — Snow Report SA (@SnowReportSA) July 25, 2016async ddKwaZulu Natal emergency services posted an image of snow covered roads in the province on twitter.#snow in #KZN today pic.twitter.com/bjq6yWclVY — KZN EMS (@kznems) July 25, 2016async @SnowReportSA fantastic blanket of snow at Royal Natal National Park - Drakensberg @EZEMVELOKZNWild@TourismKZNpic.twitter.com/Krp08MXv9P — Sbu Zondi (@iamsbuzondi) July 25, 2016ssAnd of an ambulance in the town of Bulwer.One of our ambulances in Bulwer#snow#blizzard#snowsafety#KZNsnow@kznems@kznhealthpic.twitter.com/shF7dKEHmc — KZN EMS (@kznems) July 25, 2016async The town of Rhodes in the Eastern Cape was covered in a blanket of snow on Monday‚ according to Snow Report SA.Rhodes, E Cape this morning, and still snowing pic.twitter.com/JS4fYSnrFQ — Snow Report SA (@SnowReportSA) July 25, 2016async Afriski Mountain Resort in Lesotho also got its fair share of the snow‚ described on their twitter feed as a “beautiful blanket of powder covering the resort”.It's a snow day here at Afriski with a beautiful blanket of powder covering the resort. https://t.co/hDLMyIr2Zepic.twitter.com/YflXwIni8b — AFRISKI (@SkiAfriski) July 25, 2016 async Biggest snowfall in years #lesothopic.twitter.com/8DexGPfWIS — Malealea Lodge (@Malealealodge) July 25, 2016ssMatatiele. 15-20cm already and still snowing. - Marié Joubert Posted by Snow Report SA on Monday, July 25, 2016Please don't travel in this area unless it's urgent. "Hi everyone please be careful. 24kms from Kokstad to Matatiele, trucks have jack-knifed and blocked the road" - Clifford Karen Schoeman Robins Posted by Snow Report SA on Monday, July 25, 2016Fun at Sani pass backpackers this morning - Jordan Relph #sasnowpic.twitter.com/bDqiUU0BSU— Snow Report SA (@SnowReportSA) July 25, 2016ssRoad to Underberg closed due to snow - Michelle West Wridgway pic.twitter.com/uMcuL7iTEN— Snow Report SA (@SnowReportSA) July 25, 2016ssFree State - R76 Route, #TruckCrash RT @SiphoTowa 30 Km on the Lindley / Bethlehem road truck overturned pic.twitter.com/C9eUsjyMR7— Rob Byrne (@TrafficSA) July 25, 2016ss

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