Cold Front Brings Snow
In Sutherland, Allistar Gibbons, of the Karoo Hoogland tourism office, reported this morning: "It's snowing as we speak!"The mountains are totally covered in snow. And the pass you use to get to us, Verlatenkloof Pass on the R354 from Matjiesfontein, is completely blocked. The police have just informed us that it's unsafe for vehicles because of the heavy snow."The temperature dropped to just above freezing on Monday night and the Cape Town Weather Office predicted a maximum of just 4?C for Sutherland on Tuesday.