Saturday's weather: High temperatures for most of SA

Hot to extremely hot conditions are expected over most of the interior on Saturday and extremely hot conditions have been predicted for the northern border and adjacent interior.

Extremely high fire danger conditions can be expected over the northern parts of the Northern Cape and the extreme western parts of the North West.

Extremely hot weather is expected in the Lowveld areas of Mpumalanga and Limpopo, which is expected to cause extremely uncomfortable conditions.

It is expected to be cool to warm along the coast.

The weather in your region

Gauteng will be fine, becoming partly cloudy and hot.

Mpumalanga will be fine and hot, but very hot to extremely hot in the Lowveld. It will become partly cloudy, with isolated thunderstorms in the east and north from the afternoon.

It will be fine and very hot, but extremely hot in the Lowveld of Limpopo. It will become partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms from the afternoon.

It will be fine and hot but very hot in places in the North West.

The Free State will be fine and warm to hot.

It will be cloudy and cool with drizzle over the southern parts and southern high ground of the Northern Cape. It will become hot to very hot in the east.

The Western Cape will be cloudy with morning showers along the west coast and adjacent interior. It will spread along the south coast, where it will be cool, otherwise partly cloudy to fine and warm in places, by the afternoon.

The Eastern Cape will be cloudy with isolated showers in Plettenberg Bay and Joubertina at first. Otherwise, it will be fine and hot but warm along the coast.

It will be fine and cool but warm in the west of KwaZulu-Natal. Isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers are expected in the east.

The temperature in your city

Pretoria:

Fine becoming partly cloudy

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Extreme

18°C /34°C

Johannesburg:

Fine, becoming partly cloudy

17°C /32°C

Mbombela:

Fine, becoming partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms from afternoon

21°C /36°C

Polokwane:

Fine, becoming partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms from the afternoon

20°C /35°C

Mahikeng:

Fine

18°C /34°C

Bloemfontein:

Fine

14°C /33°C

Kimberley:

Fine

14°C /35°C

Upington:

Fine

14°C /34°C

Cape Town:

Cloudy with early morning showers, becoming partly cloudy to fine by the afternoon

Wind: Moderate to fresh north-westerly to westerly

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Extreme

15°C /25°C

George:

Cloudy with morning showers, becoming partly cloudy to fine and cloudy by the evening

Wind: Moderate to fresh westerly to south-westerly

16°C /24°C

Port Elizabeth:

Partly cloudy, becoming fine from late morning

Wind: Light north-westerly, but moderate to fresh south-easterly in the afternoon

17°C /26°C

East London:

Partly cloudy

Wind: Fresh to strong south-westerly, becoming light to moderate south-easterly in the afternoon

17°C /26°C

Durban:

Partly cloudy with isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers

Wind: Moderate to fresh southerly to south-easterly

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: High

20°C /27°C

Pietermaritzburg:

Morning fog, otherwise partly cloudy with isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers

17°C /29°C

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