Cold temperatures grip Cape Town

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Various places in Cape Town reported significant rainfall on Tuesday, while the mountain peaks in the Western Cape are expected to have a light dusting of snow.

Wind damage to roofs has also been reported in several areas.

A forecaster at the Cape Town Weather Office, Henning Grobler, says many places received between 20 and 99 mm of rain.

“There were reported snowfalls last night into this morning. All the mountainous areas in the Western Cape should have a little bit of snow on their peaks, just. Meanwhile fair quantity of rain, 99 millimetres at Ceres, 50 in Worcester, 32 Paarl and then 39 at Moorreesburg.”