Snow in South Africa: 10 Best Pictures

Beautiful Pictures of the Snow in South Africa.   Even though snow has already fallen in most parts of the country  last week, we can expect the chilly weather to continue for the next few days. Durban has been beautiful and sunny, but the snow in South Africa and some parts of KZN has sent […]

Beautiful Pictures of the Snow in South Africa.

Castleburn Drakensberg
1. Castleburn Drakensberg

 

Even though snow has already fallen in most parts of the country  last week, we can expect the chilly weather to continue for the next few days.

Durban has been beautiful and sunny, but the snow in South Africa and some parts of KZN has sent temperatures plummeting. Temperatures as low as 12 degrees, were recorded in Durban last night.

Snow fell in many parts of the country on Friday, the South African Weather Service said. We know that South African’s love snow, so here’s our top 10 pictures from last weeks snow.

 

Sani Pass - KwaZulu Natal
2. Sani Pass – KwaZulu Natal

“Snow started to fall on Thursday evening in parts of the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, southern Lesotho, as well as in the Drakensberg mountains in KwaZulu-Natal,” forecaster Bransby Bulo said. Snow was sighted at Drakensberg Gardens, Sani Pass and Underberg. The most beautiful picture were taken at Hogsback in the Eastern Cape.

 

Hogsback
3. Hogsback

 

Snow Falling in Hogsback
4. Snow Falling in Hogsback

As most of the country battled the cold weather, the first snowflakes fell in various parts of the Eastern Cape, forcing road closures. Temperatures dropped from 2 to 0° Celsius.

Hogsback, Eastern Cape
5. Hogsback, Eastern Cape

Snow also fell in southern parts of the Free State, Lesotho, and the western high ground of KwaZulu-Natal on Friday.

 

Matroosberg
6. Matroosberg

Much of the Western Cape is seeing the end of the bad weather.

Snow in Hogsback
7. Snow in Hogsback
Hogsback, Eastern Cape
8. Hogsback, Eastern Cape

However, many parts of the rest of the country are in for sub-zero temperatures.

Johannesburg saw strong winds on Friday morning, combined with single digit temperatures.

Winterhoek, Steytlerville
9. Winterhoek, Steytlerville

 

Winter Wonderland at Hogsback
10. Winter Wonderland at Hogsback

The cold snap comes just as we prepare to welcome Spring.