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SA remains on high alert as cases of Coronavirus rise

2 February 2020, 1:01 PM

The OR Tambo International Airport has outlined the processes that arriving international passengers must go through as cases of the deadly Coronavirus rise across the globe.

Australian firefighters spend Christmas Day containing blazes; temperatures to soar

25 December 2019, 6:26 PM

Australian firefighters used cooler conditions on Christmas Day to try and contain bushfires ahead of hot, dry weather later in the week…

Travellers warned of high risk malaria areas

23 December 2019, 10:31 AM

The National Institute for Communicable Disease (NICD) has warned travelers to various parts of the country and continent to look out for high-risk malaria areas and symptoms of malaria.

Australia’s bushfires circle Sydney as temperatures soar

21 December 2019, 2:42 PM

Catastrophic conditions fueled massive bushfires across Australia’s New South Wales state on Saturday, with two blazes around Sydney burning at an emergency level, while in South Australia one person was found dead in a fire zone.

Scorching hot temperatures expected in KwaZulu-Natal

29 November 2019, 9:42 AM

The South African Weather Service says extremely high temperatures are expected in KwaZulu-Natal today as shoppers make their way to stores for Black Friday.

Authorities warn of heat strokes as temperatures soar

20 October 2019, 7:23 AM

Emergency Services have advised people to stay hydrated to prevent heat stroke as extreme hot temperatures are being experienced across the country due to the heat wave.

Europe’s record-setting heatwave to spike even higher

25 July 2019, 5:58 AM

A dangerously intense heatwave across much of Europe is to spike even higher Thursday after already breaking records in several countries, impacting rail traffic and sending people in search of shade and water.

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US bracing for extreme heat as weekend temperatures soar

20 July 2019, 12:04 PM

The United States is bracing for a weekend of extremely hot weather, with major cities including New York and Washington expecting temperatures close to or exceeding (38 degrees Celsius).


Chilly temperatures expected this weekend

20 July 2019, 7:13 AM

Many parts of the country will experience chilly minimum temperatures this weekend.

Cold temperatures to continue in Gauteng

2 July 2019, 9:25 PM

Gauteng residents will continue to experience colder conditions.



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