CAPE TOWN – Cape Town authorities say they are putting measures in place ahead of a strong cold front which is expected to lash the city from Tuesday evening.
It is expected to bring with it heavy rain and gale force winds, raising fears of flooding.
Snowfall can also be expected in surrounding regions.
Local Government and Environmental Affairs spokesperson James-Brent Styan says: “The department is very happy about the rain expected to fall over the next few days. However, we are concerned about the adverse weather conditions that go with that. We call on people to exercise caution and to avoid flooded areas.”