Highveld Rainy Season Onset

In a recent blog I referred to anecdotal evidence of delayed onset of summer rains in South Africa which has prompted me to look at how this stacks up with my own recordings. The source article actually referred to this delay being three to six weeks which over such an insignificant period (whether covering 30… Continue reading Highveld Rainy Season Onset


Western Cape / Southern Africa Water Situation

The Western Cape water crisis has eased considerably over the winter period to date much to the relief of residents who while still seeing no relief from the conservation measures at least do not have to confront the spectre of Day Zero when the taps would run dry. The table shows how the situation has… Continue reading Western Cape / Southern Africa Water Situation