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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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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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South African Tornadoes, Waterspouts and Funnel Clouds – 2014/15 Season

South African Tornadoes, Waterspouts And Funnel Clouds – 2014/15 Season
South African Tornadoes, Waterspouts and Funnel Clouds – 2014/15 Season
17-04-2015

1. 16 Oct 2014 - Elandslaagte area Produced by a long-lived supercell which developed over extreme NW'ern Mpumalanga and dissipated near the Mozambique border over Kruger National Park (KNP). Produced large amounts of hail N of Skukuza camp in KNP. https://twitter.com/VernAtal/status/522840938435993600   2. 18 Oct 2014 - Carolina area More…

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Pietermaritzburg Hailstorm – 6 Feb 2015

Pietermaritzburg Hailstorm – 6 Feb 2015
Pietermaritzburg Hailstorm – 6 Feb 2015
06-02-2015

A massive hailstorm struck Pietermaritzburg (PMB) at just after 18:00, damaging cars and breaking the windows and roof tiles of many homes. Reports of hail range from pea-size to tennisball-size and larger, with some regular-shaped hail and the largest ones being spiky. The largest hailstones seemed to fall in the Scottsville area with some estimated to…

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