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Thick snow locks down Middelburg: Major roads in Eastern Cape closed due to snowfalls

Eastern Cape: The Atmospheric condition is severe and very uncomfortable for road users in the area. The Lootsberg Pass on the N9 between Middelburg and Graaff-Reinet and the Wapadsberg Pass on the R61 between Cradock and Graaff Reinet in the Eastern Cape have been closed to traffic due to snow and slippery conditions.

This was announced by the Department of Transport in a statement on Saturday.

All relevant Emergency Services personnel were on high alert and would continuously monitor the road‚ the department said.

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