Snowfall in South Africa...


A Facebook status read: "It is snowing here in Ormonde! Our whole office is playing outside"

South African Weather Services forecaster Jan Vermeulen said that he had not received any reports about the snow as yet.
He said the icy conditions over most parts of South Africa were caused by cut-off low over the Northern Cape.
Snowfall was also expected in the western high ground of KwaZulu-Natal, the southern escarpment of Mpumalanga and in the north-eastern part of the Free State.

Snow is a rare occurrence in Gauteng, with snowfall having been experienced in May 1956, August 1962, June 1964, September 1981 and on June 27 2007.September 1981 has the greatest snowfall on record, with statistics showing snowfall accumulating up to 10 centimetres across the province.