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The government is allocating the SA Weather Service (SAWS) R100m as it scrambles to ensure that the country’s ability to predict and issue early warnings for severe weather events remains “state of the art”.

Business Day first reported this week that there are concerns  about the SAWS’s forecasting capabilities weakening due to funding constraints, vandalism of equipment and the loss of rainfall observation stations, meaning the country could struggle to predict and issue early warnings for severe weather events such as the heavy rains and flooding that devastated KwaZulu-Natal in April...

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