Brrr. Snow flurries in autumn

30 April 2018 - 12:52 By Timeslive
Light snow falls on the road in the northern highlands of Lesotho on 30 April 2018.
Light snow falls on the road in the northern highlands of Lesotho on 30 April 2018.
Image: Twitter/@SkiAfriski

Light flurries of snow were reported on Monday at the Afriski mountain resort in the northern highlands of Lesotho.

The resort tweeted photographs‚ adding that roads were‚ for the time being‚ open. 

There was light snowfall on the road leading to the resort. 

The South African Weather Service issued a watch early on Monday for severe thunderstorms that were expected over the extreme north-eastern parts of the Eastern Cape towards the Lesotho border.

Johannesburg can expect isolated showers and thundershowers in the afternoon with a maximum temperature of 26˚C. Fine conditions were forecast for Cape Town with light winds and a maximum of 24˚C. Durban can expect cloudy conditions with isolated morning and evening showers and a high of 23˚C.


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