Weather News

Every now and again the Cape lives up to its centuries-old nickname Cape of Storms and reveals its little stash of wicked weather streaks. Winds lash Cape Town’s stupendously beautiful landscapes and landmarks; driving rain makes swishways of our roads; gale-force gusts batter  informal settlements and send commuters scurrying for cover. This is when Capetonians batten down the … Continue reading “Cape of Storms; Winter Getaways and Things to Do in a Cape Town Winter”

It’s the time of year when the wind blows great guns in Cape Town – just on some days, though. Clouds spill down dramatically over the great Table Mountain that has been the Mother City’s signature feature for centuries.  When the good old South-Easter tugs at hemlines and hairdos and we see the tablecloth descending … Continue reading “How Devil’s Peak Got its Name: What You Need to Know about Windy Days in Cape Town!”