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Krugersdorp Hailstorm – 9 Jan 2016

Krugersdorp Hailstorm – 9 Jan 2016
Krugersdorp Hailstorm – 9 Jan 2016
11-01-2016

Featured Image via cindyseeber (Twitter) On Sat 9 Jan 2016 a storm developed over the Westrand which quickly turned severe. It resulted in millions of Rand in damage across Krugersdorp (the hardest hit), Hartbeespoort and Brits areas. After checking the radar data on Mon 11 Jan, it can be confirmed that…

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Pretoria Hailstorm – 14 Dec 2015

Pretoria Hailstorm – 14 Dec 2015
Pretoria Hailstorm – 14 Dec 2015
16-12-2015

On Mon 14 Dec 2015 Pretoria East received quite a few thunderstorms with the first thunderstorm occurring before noon. This is slightly uncommon (but definitely not unheard of) as most thunderstorms generally occur in the afternoon. Because of the early start to convection on the day I had been following the…

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Some Relief for Drought-Stricken Areas?

Some Relief For Drought-Stricken Areas?
Some Relief for Drought-Stricken Areas?
16-11-2015

Please note that: I am a meteorologist but I am not a forecaster and this is only my opinion/interpretation and predictions made by numerical models (such as GFS used here) beyond 3/4 days can be inaccurate, particularly when it comes to precipitation and temperatures at specific locations. Today (Mon 16 Nov)…

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Thunderstorms – 19-22 Sep 2015

Thunderstorms – 19-22 Sep 2015
Thunderstorms – 19-22 Sep 2015
19-09-2015

Please note that: I am not a forecast meteorologist/forecaster and this is only my opinion/interpretation and predictions made by numerical models (such as GFS used here) beyond 3/4 days can be inaccurate, particularly when it comes to precipitation and temperatures at specific locations. After an interesting introduction to the Spring season,…

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Double COL – Heavy Rain and Snow

Double COL – Heavy Rain And Snow
Double COL – Heavy Rain and Snow
23-07-2015

Please note that: I am not a forecast meteorologist/forecaster and this is only my opinion/interpretation and predictions made by numerical models (such as GFS used here) beyond 3/4 days can be inaccurate, particularly when it comes to precipitation and temperatures at specific locations. Rain, rain, rain and more rain! Oh, and…

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