- South Africa was covered in a sea of white as snow fell in certain parts of the country
- Due to a cold front, temperatures plummeted in the Western Cape, Northern Cape, Free State and Eastern Cape
- Briefly.co.za surveyed some of the beautiful images that were shared via social media
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Africa is known for many things, but snowfall isn't one of them. On the odd occasion, snow can be seen in a few parts of the country and this winter season has served up some icy conditions.
As a result of an intense cold front, temperatures have plummeted and snow has fallen in various provinces this week.
The South African weather service shared some of the reports via Twitter and Briefly.co.za noted some of the photos and video.
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One Bloemfontein resident couldn't believe his luck when it started snowing in his neighbourhood. His disbelief and excitement can be heard in the background.
The video can be viewed below.
The Northern Cape experienced heavy snowfall in certain parts. ReenvalSA (@ReenvalSA) and Storm Report SA (@StormReportSA1) shared footage of the breathtaking scenery.
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Earlier this week, Briefly.co.za reported that an intense cold front was expected to hit the Western Cape on Monday, SA Weather Service announced over the weekend.
The news was followed by a massive storm hitting Cape Town and footage of it surfaced online.
Videos and photos detailed the havoc the storm wreaked in the Mother City and it left Saffas stunned.
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