Snow fell on Western Cape mountains after two cold fronts passed through the province on Monday and Tuesday, and South Africans didn’t miss the opportunity to catch it all on camera.
The mountains near Oudtshoorn, Ceres, and Worcester were painted white by winter.
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Winter has arrived in South Africa Snow on the Swartberge near Oudtshoorn Pic: Annatjie Pretorius pic.twitter.com/IUtlcTD3lH
— Elvira van Oudtshoorn (@EvRvO123) July 23, 2019
— Isoldé Laesecke (@ILaesecke) July 23, 2019
En so lyk #Worcester #Wes_Kaap se berge getooi met #sneeu
Hugo Lambrecht @SAWeatherServic @sawx_sa_weather @eNCAWeather @eNCA @venter_annette @debeer_anika @AgriWesKaap @SABCNewsOnline @maroelamedia @dieCourant @huisgenoot @zarsg @Netwerk24 @Die_NANB pic.twitter.com/FxRUHD4H27
— ReenvalSA (@ReenvalSA) July 23, 2019
But snow didn’t just fall in the Western Cape.
You wouldn’t be judged if you thought the Northern Cape town of Sutherland was actually in Sweden.
A cold start for #Sutherland after the #snow fall of yesterday and during the night
Erik Botha @SAWeatherServic @sawx_sa_weather @eNCAWeather @eNCA @venter_annette @debeer_anika @TeamNews24 @maroelamedia @JoelGuy_ @zarsg @YouMagazine @SABCNewsOnline @TheSAnews @AgriSAOfficial pic.twitter.com/lV8P5DJR2s
— ReenvalSA (@ReenvalSA) July 24, 2019
A timelapse of the snowfall in Sutherland was also posted by the South African Astronomical Observatory in Cape Town on Wednesday.
— SAAO (@SAAO) July 24, 2019
Lesotho was also transformed into an alpine kingdom.
South Africa may be sunshine and sunsets most of the time, but we love it when it snows too.
Feature image: screenshot, Instagram