More than 100mm of rain fell in these areas

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The South African Weather Service (SAWS) released a list of rainfall figures recorded by weather stations in the Western, Northern and Eastern Cape as a series of cold fronts grip the area.

RAIN BRINGS FLOODING TO CAPE TOWN

According to the weather service, the rainfall figures were recorded over the past 24 hours and were taken down at 8:00 on Tuesday morning, 14 June.

The first cold front made landfall in the Western Cape on Sunday and it was quickly followed by a second on Monday.

Widespread localised flooding has been reported in various parts of the City of Cape Town. The cold fronts are expected to bring wet and cold weather to the central and eastern parts of South Africa as it spreads across the land.

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THREE WESTERN CAPE AREAS SEE MORE THAN 100MM OF RAIN

In the Western Cape, Kirstenbosch in Cape Town recorded the most rainfall, according to SAWS figures, with 124mm. It was followed by Grabouw with 122mm and Bellville Golf Course with 105mm.

In the Northern Cape, 37mm of rainfall was recorded in Springbok. Niewoudtville was second with 18mm.

While in the Eastern Cape, rainfall was only recorded in Buffelsfontein where 3mm fell.

The weather service said scattered to widespread showers are expected to cease on Wednesday, 15 June.

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