After seeing a Facebook post from my friend, Selwyn Lloyd, showing Theewaterskloof virtually overflowing, Jacqui and I decided to take a trip to the dam to see for ourselves.
It was quite a cloudy morning, with intermittent rain, and when we left Somerset West the temperature was around 12° C. Once we had passed the top of Sir Lowry's pass it dropped to 11°, and then to 10°, then to 9°, and finally to 8°. With the wind blowing gently at the dam, it felt like much less!
When we reached the bridge crossing the dam, I took two shots, the first looking north, the second looking south. It had just started to rain again, but I was inside the car before it got too heavy.