UPDATE Saturday 03 03 12:
Although the system has failed to intensify as was expected, resulting in more erratic forecasts from the various models, heavy rainfall, gale force wind and very rough seas are predicted.
Original forecast From the SA Weather Service web site:
Updated: 02/03/2012 16:50:27
Warning: Take action
Subject: Extremely uncomfortable and Heavy Rainfall, Gale force,Very rough seas
Detail: Valid for 03-03-2012: WARNINGS: ——— 1. Heavy rainfall (> 50mm in 24 hours) is expected Saturday night over northern-KwaZulu- Natal. 2. Very rough seas with wave heights in excess of 4m is expected between Richards bay and Maputo. WATCHES: ——– 1.Heavy rainfall (> 50MM IN 24 HOURS) is expected on Sunday persisting till Tuesday over northwestern and northern-KwaZulu-Natal,.Possible flooding in places. 2.Gale force winds, south easterly to southerly (35kt/65km/h) are expected between Richards Bay and Maputo on Saturday evening.