Cape Town just can’t stop tweeting about this heatwave

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After months of rain, it seems that Cape Town has jumped from the depths of winter straight into the clay oven of summer.

The city this week is pretty damn hot. Actually, that itself is probably a bit of an understatement.

On Monday, the mercury in the Mother City topped the mid-30s. Tuesday was just as bad. Wednesday, I’m writing this sprawled across the floor, largely melted.

The hot weather is also expected to last through the weekend, making many Capetonians question if it’s worth braving the surface of Crematoria.

“Can this Cape Town weather please protect me from itself?!” one user wrote.

The hyperbole didn’t stop there.

October isn’t usually the beginning of the hot season down south, and some called this into question.

Others were just excited to see summer arrive this early.

A few sassy individuals highlighted Cape Town’s other traits.

Some felt Cape Town was just overreacting just a little bit.

Other than excessive sweating, another side effect of the heat is a slight decrease in dam levels to 75.6%.

Feature image: stevepb via Pixabay (CC0)

Andy Walker, former editor


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