Capetonians have been warned to bly binne this weekend.
The SA Weather Service says an approaching cold front off Cape Town will bring extreme cold conditions, heavy rain, gale-force winds and rough seas.
City authorities have advised motorists to steer clear of the roads.
The City’s Mayco member for Safety and Security, JP Smith, said: “We appeal to homeowners to ensure that they survey their properties to make sure that gutters and drains aren’t blocked and that loose branches and roof sheeting are taken care of.
To report emergencies, contact 107 from a landline or 021 480 7700 from a cellphone.