Capetonians in for extremely cold weekend
By Henry Booysen
18 April 2008
Weather on the Cape Flats this weekend will be chilly with weather forecasters predicting very cold weather signalling the first sign of winter.
“The first outbreak of cold weather this year will occur from Saturday, taking ore effect on Sunday,” says forecaster Puseletso Mofokeng.
According to forecasterat Cape Town International Airport Lynette van Schalkwyk temperatures are expected to be on the low side as well with Cape Town experiencing a maximum of 17 degrees and the Cape Flats a maximum of 18 degrees.
“We are also expecting strong southerly winds for the afternoon with wind speeds of 40km per hour,” says van Shalkwyk.
No rain is forecasted for Sunday but temperatures are still expecting to be very cold, with sunshine coming to the Cape again by Tuesday.