Icy temperatures to persist

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File: The Drakensberg mountains are covered with snow.

JOHANNESBURG - A bitter cold front continued on Thursday night, with snow blanketing some parts of the country.

High-lying areas experienced snowfall as temperatures plummeted in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape.

Snowfall increased at the Sani Pass on the border between Lesotho and KwaZulu-Natal.

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Many parts of KZN Midlands and the Drakensberg mountains were covered with snow.

Disaster management teams are on standby to respond to any eventualities.

Some people braved the bitter cold and snapped photos having fun with the snow.

Motorists are urged to drive cautiously.