The SA National Weather Services have called for a high alert this weekend with previsions of extreme cold inland, heavy winds by the coast, and heavy rains. The 2 HIGH pressure systems south of the country and developing LOW pressure system over the far Northern-Western interior are similar to the systems that caused the 1968 floods in Port Elizabeth and Surrounding areas.
– Heavy Snow Falls are expected with Road closures in all mountain passes in the region except for Olifantskop pass.
– Heavy Rain is expected to reach Port Elizabeth by today noon until Saturday evening throughout the region of Cacadu.
– These systems are expected to also affect all outdoor activities in the region such as the Biltong Festival in Somerset East and the VW Algoa Rally being held in the Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and surrounding areas.
Please be warned and take care.