Cold weather expected to persist

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The current cold conditions experienced in Bloemfontein will persist until at least next week. With today’s maximum temperature at 10°C, this cold weather will persist until Wednesday.

“The weather we are currently experiencing will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday. Things will start to recover a bit later in the week, however we expect the cold cycle to continue again next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday,” said Forecaster at the Weather SA Bloemfontein, Quinton Jacobs.

Meanwhile the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality has issued a few general safety rules for residents to stay safe during this cold time:

  1. Switch off the electric blanket before you go to sleep.
  2. Do NOT leave heating appliances unattended.
  3. Do NOT cook when you are under the influence of alcohol.
  4. Do NOT dry clothes on a heater.
  5. Store flammable liquids in a plastic container not a glass container

Seithati Semenokane

seithati@centralmediagroup.co.za