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November 14, 2019

15 Tips For Driving Safety In The Rain

Rainy Driving Tips

Smart Motorist offers the following suggestions for safer driving in wet weather. In stormy conditions, it is more difficult to see other vehicles, road signs and the road itself. It is critical to make sure you can see and be seen.

First and foremost: slow down! It takes longer to stop or adjust in wet weather. Stay toward the middle lanes – water tends to pool in the outside lanes. Maintain proper following distance (3 Second Rule). This needs to be increased in wet weather. Drive in the tracks of a car ahead of you. Don’t follow large trucks or busses too closely. The spray created by their large tires reduces your vision. Take [...]
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November 14, 2019

Durban weather: Rain on Thursday poses “an extreme danger to life”

There is a biblical amount of rain set for KZN on Thursday. The Durban weather forecast could be a deadly one, according to the professionals.

KwaZulu-Natal is set for another torrential downpour on Thursday, just days after severe storms took the lives of two people in the province. A couple were confirmed dead earlier this morning, following a roof collapse initiated by the deluge. The Durban weather has also closed some major roads.

Saws wary of Thursday forecast

There has been abject chaos on the East Coast, and things don’t look too great for the rest of the week either. Showers are threatening to persist over the next 72 hours, culminating with a biblical amount [...]

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August 29, 2019

20 Fascinating Facts about Weather

Weather is changing due to global warming.

Our lives are greatly affected by weather. No wonder weather forecast is such a hit on TV. But do you the most exciting facts about the weather? Like which place receives the most rain or what is the lowest temperature ever recorded? Read all the amazing weather and climate facts below:

The naming of hurricanes and tropical storms officially began in 1953. The wind doesn’t make a sound until it blows against an object. Average global temperature is up 0.94°C (1.7°F) since 1880. Fire whirls are tornadoes made of fire caused by wildfires. At any given time, on average there are about 1800 thunderstorms occurring on Earth with 100 [...]
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July 23, 2019

#EveryDropCounts: Cape dam levels rise with province at 49%, City at 63%

Cape Town – The average dam level in the Western Cape continues to increase as extreme weather moves in across the province this week.

The latest average level for dams across the province is 49.6% (2018: 50%). The City of Cape Town’s dams have reached an average level of 63.8% full (2018: 56%).

The MEC for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell, says citizens across the province can expect a few days of very bad weather as the winter will arrive in full force this week.

“The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre has been alerted by the South African Weather Service that adverse weather conditions are expected from [...]

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