Gordo's photos from early-August 2003
All photos and text Copyright © 2003 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com


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Frontal clouds at dawn

frontal clouds at dawn


Rainbow with cloud over Kenilworth Racecourse

rainbow with cloud over Kenilworth Racecourse


Altocumulus ripples

altocumulus ripples



On 19 August 2003 a cold-front dropped snow on the mountains around Cape Town
Strong winds caused damage on land and at sea

Devil's Peak and Table Mountain with snow dusting

Devil's Peak with snow dusting from Kenilworth Table Mountain and Devil's Peak with snow dusting from Rondebosch


Ship aground with Table Mountain from Sunset Beach
Several attemps to float the ship have been so far been unsucessful

ship aground with Table Mountain from Sunset Beach ship aground from Sunset Beach


Snow flakes on cars at Du Toit's Kloof Pass

snow flakes on windscreen at Du Toit's Kloof Pass car with snow flakes at Du Toit's Kloof Pass


Snow on fynbos at Du Toit's Kloof Pass

snow on fynbos at Du Toit's Kloof Pass snow on Proteas at Du Toit's Kloof Pass


Snowy mountain range during storm at Franschoek

snowy mountain range during storm at Franschoek


Hailstones next to road at Jonkershoek

hailstones next to road at Jonkershoek



On 20 August 2003 it snowed again on the mountains around Cape Town

Snow dusting on Devil's Peak from Newlands

snow dusting on Devil's Peak from Newlands


Snowfights on summit of Table Mountain

snowfight and restaurant on summit of Table Mountain Table Mountain summit snowfight


Snow and fynbos flowers on summit of Table Mountain

snowy aloes on summit of Table Mountain snow and flowers on summit of Table Mountain fynbos and snow on summit of Table Mountain


Snowy path and edge of Table Mountain

snowy rock and path on summit of Table Mountain snow and edge of Table Mountain summit



Ship aground in Table Bay from Tafelberg Road

ship aground in Table Bay from Tafelberg Road


Sunrise on cirrus over mountains

sunrise on cirrus over mountains


Frost on grass at dawn

frost on grass at dawn



Clear-cut in upper Cecilia Forest with funbos and Constantia Corner

clear-cut in upper Cecilia Forest with funbos and Constantia Corner


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23 Aug 2003 created