First snow of the 2018 South African winter arrives on Sani Pass [video]

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Brace yourself… winter is here.

Also read: Ten places in South Africa you’ll probably get to see snow in winter

The first snow of the South African winter arrived on the mountains of the Drakensberg and neighbouring Lesotho on Saturday.

“The snow is really coming down heavily at Sani Mountain Lodge – Sani top – at the moment‚” Snow Report SA said on its Facebook page.

Snow was forecast earlier in the week – and it did not disappoint. If you’re that way inclined, Snow Report SA offers live webcams of areas in the country where snow is likely.

Snow Report SA wrote on its Facebook page:

“Falls are expected to be up to and around the 10cm mark for both days

“We see the snow reaching up right along the border towards the Maluti Mountains…

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