SA Weather Service have alerted the public of expected unfavourable weather condition later today.
The statement indicates that there are high fire danger conditions expected over the central and eastern parts of the Northern Cape as well as over the western areas of both the North West and Free State provinces.
The South African Weather Service warned of severe thunderstorms over the escarpment areas and Highveld of Mpumalanga, the western Bushveld and southern central parts of Limpopo and the western parts of KwaZulu-Natal.
WATCH: 25 January 2019- Severe thunderstorms are expected over the central and western parts of Mpumalanga, southern and south-western parts of Limpopo, and parts of Gauteng later today (Friday).
— SA Weather Service (@SAWeatherServic) January 25, 2019
The weather in Gauteng will be partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers but scattered in the north where it will be hot.
The expected UVB sunburn index will be moderate.
Those in Mpumalanga can expect cloudy weather in the east with morning fog and drizzle patches in places on the Highveld and along the escarpment, otherwise partly cloudy and cool to warm with isolated to scattered showers and thundershowers on the Highveld from the afternoon, spreading to the escarpment areas and Lowveld.