Heatwave to hit Mangaung Metro


The South African Weather Service has issued a warning that most parts of the country are currently experiencing a heatwave. Mangaung Metro is not exempt from a high temperature, which has soared to 35 degrees Celsius today.

According to a statement by the Mangaung Metro Municipality (MMM), the  heat wave is excpected to last until tomorrow, 20 October 2020.

The MMM provides some tips to cope during a heatwave:

  • Stay hydrated by drinking lots of water
  • Never leave pets or children alone in the vehicle
  • Limit any physical activity outdoors between 11:00 and 15:00
  • Wear light clothes
  • Check on the elderly

Sazly Hartzenberg