Upington Braces for a Chilly Winter as Climate Shifts

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) says several regions in the country have been affected by floods, heavy rainfall, and damaging winds, which has led to a colder winter and harsher conditions across the country. Given recent events in the country, environmental activists like The Green Connection says they want the government to step in and accelerate the transition to a green economy more urgently. Environmental Lisa Makaula the advocacy leader for the Green Connection expressed her concern with the following...INSERT [LISA GC] Upington residents are facing the same frigid nights and unpredictable weather. Cold weather has increased energy consumption, straining household budgets and raising resource sustainability concerns. Residents are thus encouraged to implement energy-saving practices this winter and to take precautions when it comes to open fires.

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