Snow in the Western Cape

matroosbergYesterdays snowfall on the Matroosberg near Ceres, in the Western Cape, has signalled the start of winter.

It is very early in the season for the first snowfall, but it is a sign that we could be in for a long and cold winter, with the potential for some good snowfalls this season.

But do not be too hasty and pack away all the summer clothes yet.

Looking at the charts for the next few weeks, there is still some hot weather coming, and it is possible that the temperature in the Western Cape rise into the low 30′s again in the next week or so.

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So be prepared, winter is coming, and the cold weather could strike earlier than last year.