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Derek van Dam

eNews Channel Africa's Chief Meteorologist and Head of the Weather Department, Derek van Dam, is best known for reinvigorating weather broadcasting in South Africa. Derek hails from Grand Rapids, in the US state of Michigan. He worked as a weather anchor at NBC. Humanitarian work with The Compassionate Life Foundation is what first brought him to Southern Africa. He fell in love with the region, and in 2008, relocated to South Africa.

South Africa 30 Oct 2013 10:32 am
South Africa is facing the possibility of severe weather on Wednesday with the threat of large hail and damaging winds.
South Africa 19 Sep 2013 14:12 pm
A particularly strong late Winter storm will cause major disruptions to South Africa from Thursday evening through Saturday