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Oudtshoorn Puts Fire Ban In Place As Temperatures To Soar To 47

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CAPE TOWN – The Oudtshoorn Municipality has issued an excessive heat warning for this week.

Maximum temperatures in the region are expected to peak at around 47 degrees Celcius.

Municipal officials stressed that a total fire ban was also in effect for the greater Oudtshoorn municipal area.

Spokesperson Ntobeko Mangqwengwe: “On Friday we’ll have a little relief with a maximum of 29 degrees Celsius. We also want to inform the public about a total fire ban during this time. They must please be careful with making open fires, no controlled burning is allowed.”

EWN

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