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Severe weather in South Africa

Severe weather with Strong winds and heavy rainfall has wreaked havoc in South Africa's Cape Province, including Cape Town, forcing many schools to close. The heavy winds blew off roofs, uprooted trees and fuelled wildfires, causing serious damage to a wine farm in Stellenbosch and some properties in the Glencairn area.

The weather service has issued warnings for heavy rains that may result in flooding and landslides.

Location of Event:South Africa
Date of Charter Activation:2024-04-07
Time of Charter Activation:11:52
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+02:00
Charter Requestor:National Disaster Management Centre
Activation ID:872
Project Management:Morwapula Mashalane (SANSA)
Value Adding:South African National Space Agency
Thando Oliphant (SANSA)
Xitshembiso Mqomboti (NDMC)

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Mitchells plain, South Africa, flooding

Copyright: TerraSAR-X © DLR e.V. (2024), Distribution Airbus DS Geo GmbH
WorldView-2 © (2024) DigitalGlobe, Inc., Longmont CO USA 80503. DigitalGlobe and the DigitalGlobe logos are trademarks of DigitalGlobe, Inc. The use and/or dissemination of this data and/or of any product in any way derived there from are restricted. Unauthorized use and/or dissemination is prohibited
Map produced by SANSA

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Acquired: TerraSAR-X: 09/04/2024
WorldView-2: 04/04/2024

Source: TerraSAR-X / WorldView-2

Category: Reference Map

Sand on road, Western Cape, South Africa

Copyright: © CGSTL (2024)
Map produced by South African National Space Agency (SANSA)

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Acquired: 13/04/2024

Source: Vision-1

Category: Grading Map

Khayamandi Fire, South Africa

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2024), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map produced by SANSA

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Acquired: 11/04/2024

Source: Pleiades

Category: Grading Map

Blaauwklippen Fire, South Africa

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2024), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map produced by SANSA

Information about the Product

Acquired: 09/04/2024

Source: Pleiades

Category: Grading Map

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