Fran Collings, 82, sits stunned in the remains of her Tokai home, destroyed by fire yesterday. Rescue personnel continued to fight the blaze for a fourth night last night Image by: NIC BOTHMA
SEVERE WEATHER ALERTS:
SPECIAL WEATHER ADVISORIES: ------Nil
MOSSEL BAY REAL TIME WEATHER OBSERVATION: 06h30 - Risk of veld fires in the Mossel Bay area medium. Currently 8/8 cloud. No wind. 23 Deg/C. Drizzle in areas. 2 mm of light rain recorded at Heiderand, Mossel Bay overnight.
WEATHER FORECAST: WESTERN CAPE
Warm over the interior, otherwise partly cloudy and cool, with isolated showers and rain along the south coast. It will clear in the west during the afternoon. The wind along the coast will be fresh southerly to south - easterly, becoming strong in the west. The expected UVB sunburn index: Extreme
DISASTER OBSERVATION: WESTERN CAPE
Firefighters worked throughout the night again, battling Cape Town fires. All fires were brought under control. A 40km/h SE wind is forecast for the Cape Town area today which may cause flare ups. For real live updates on these fires follow @MSBWXB on Twitter.
- MSBWXB + SAWS