Rainy weather to continue to dampen holiday
DURBAN – Weather reports figure that stormy skies will continue to dominate the first week of the 2017 January summer in Durban, with sunshine only really returning on the 9th. Humidity levels, however, are said to continue to remain in the high 20s throughout.
According to AccuWeather.com, forecasters expect rain clouds to gather from today (Wednesday, January 4) till Sunday (January 8) with a 60 percent chance rain overall. Sunny skies will return from Monday, but the forecasters expect the rains to return the following Friday. The monthly overview also shows more rain than sunshine for the duration of the month.
Many residents are satisfied with the much need relief following the blistering heat over the festive season, however holiday makers are less than pleased. But, there is also hope that the rains will alleviate any signs of drought. At present, the Midmar Dam is sitting at 55.92% capacity, the Albert Falls Dam at 26.76% capacity and the Inanda Dam at 62.43%.