Cold front brings snow to Johannesburg

Light snow fell over Johannesburg on Monday night, as during the next cold front is confusing people across the country. Snowfall excited local residents as they updated their status on Facebook and Twitter. -Incredible weather in Joburg, snow, rain, sleet, hail … Keep a picture of the future, where you are, "Radio 702, Aki Anastasiou small. Facebook status to read," it's snowing here in Ormond! Our entire office is out of the game. "South African Weather Service forecaster, Jan-Guy said he had received no information about the snow as yet. He said the ice in most of South Africa were due to cut-off low in the Northern Cape . Snowfall is expected in the western high ground of KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga South chink in the north-eastern part of the Free State. "snow falls vary from about four or five inches, he said. About 10 cm of snow and 25 rain is expected in Volksrust, Mpumalanga. "We do not expect snow tomorrow [Wednesday], it must be cleaned and then, he said. N3 highway, and all alternate routes at Van Rinen in the aisle between the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal, have been re-opened after snowfall caused road to close early on Monday morning. "We have re-opened, but the roads are still wet,-N3 toll concession company spokeswoman Andy Visser said. "We urge all motorists to drive slowly and keep a safe following distance." Freezing rain in the area in the early morning hours and then later turned to snow. Visser said snow continued to fall in the afternoon, with breaks, freezing rain. Emergency services, police, military and car towing services helped to move all the cars and trucks that are stuck on the road. —Time to Live

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