Friday, May 22, 2009

Dramatic Cape Town Weather

Yesterday my brother-in-law emailed me these dramatic pictures of a thunderstorm over Cape Town in the early hours of yesterday morning.

I certainly can't remember that we had these kinds of storms when I grew up in Cape Town. Thunderstorms were an occasional event in December and then only towards the north of Durbanville. Certainly no over Table Mountain and Kloofnek.

I must say that the weather in Cape Town is certainly changing probably due to global warming. I see that the Cape Town region has been identified as a hot bed of change due to global warming. Doesn't sound too good for the delicate eco system the Cape is so known for.

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