With the past month’s intense heat, nobody is feeling excited to hear that February is going to be a scorcher! With yet another heat wave warning, people are encouraged to stay hydrated and protect themselves from the oncoming heat that will hit us this month.
Where will the heat wave be hitting the hardest?
- Western parts of the Cape Winelands
- The Swartland local municipality region
- Cape Metropole
- Little Karoo
Which days will be the hottest during?
At this point it is difficult to predict which days specifically. See below the weeks forecast to plan accordingly.CAPE TOWN WEATHER
Where can you go to escape the heat wave?
Luckily, in the Western Cape there any many places to go to escape from the severe heat and stay cool. The Sea Point Public Pools are open from Monday to Sunday 7:00 – 19:00 including public holidays. If you are planning on going to the beach, waterfalls, dams or the public pool please make sure to protect yourself.
Watch the weather forecast so that you can plan your week accordingly to avoid outdoor activities such as hiking, running or surfing! During this extreme weather it is imperative to wear a good quality sunscreen and make sure that you stay hydrated. Health warnings are also in place as the biggest medical concern during a heat wave is heat stroke. If you think you or someone you know may be suffering from Heat Stroke make sure to get the hospital as soon as possible as untreated heat stroke can prove fatal if treatment is not sought immediately. To know how to identify heat stroke take a look here.