Heat Wave Alert | Impact of extreme weather and poor infrastructure on society: Prof Patrick Bond

The South African Weather Service has issued a warning of a heat wave across several provinces. They include the Northern and Eastern Cape, North West, Gauteng, Free State and Limpopo. In the Northern Cape areas such as Upington and Kakamas are expected to peak at 42 degrees Celsius between today and tomorrow.

Health authorities have advised members of the public to stay hydrated and avoid direct sunlight. On this we are joined via video link by Patrick Bond, Professor of Sociology at the University of Johannesburg to unpack the heat wave phenomenon experienced by many parts of the country.

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  1. Heatwave, what heatwave? 28 deg in JHB. Pleasant day.
    Just more SABC propaganda. Nothing more important to report?
    Just Climate nonsense.

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