Another cold front on the way

South Africa - Cape Town - 23 July 2019 - Capital drive in Thembani Khayelitsha flooded after heavy rains. Cape Town weather Massive downpours set to batter the region on,The South African Weather Service had on Monday warned of strong winds and heavy rainfall over Cape Town and the surrounds, expected to last until early on Wednesday, as two cold fronts hit the metropole.About 50mm of rain was predicted, with more expected in high lying areas like Hout Bay and Kirstenbosch.The weather service also warned of possible mudslides.Strong to gale force winds have been forecast, with wind speeds of between 65km and 75km expected, particularly on Tuesday. Photographer Ayanda Ndamane/African News Agency(ANA)
An intense cold front which will result in very cold, wet and windy conditions is expected in the province on Tuesday July 30.

Gale force north-westerly winds of between 65 and 80km/h have been forecast between Table Bay and Cape Agulhas.

Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management Centre spokesperson, Charlotte Powell, said: “The most likely scenario would be heavy rain, leading to localised flooding.”

High seas with wave heights of 6 metres are expected between Cape Columbine and Cape Agulhas in the morning and could lead to a storm surge along the Atlantic Seaboard and False Bay.

Residents are encouraged to contact the Public Emergency Communication Centre, on 107 from a landline or 021 480 7700, in the event of an emergency.