Happy Thursday news readers

Good morning, Pretoria! Get a head start to your day with a quick update on the traffic, weather and top news headlines. You’re welcome!

Weather expected for today: 

Pretorians will have a warm and sunny day, with no rain predicted thus far.

Pretoria will have a minimum of 11°C and will reach a maximum of 22°C.


No traffic has been reported.

Local headlines you might have missed: Here are some of the stories that made headlines: 

  • Prison escapees believed to be in Pta north. “We believe they may have escaped back into their home towns, and urge residents in those areas not to approach them.” Read more >http://bit.ly/2xX4CfG
  • Over 400 people arrested in Pretoria. In one of the successes, police gave chase and arrested three business robbers in Laudium. Read more > http://bit.ly/2wUrTC2

Some international headlines that you may have missed:

  • Mexico quake toll rises to 96. Authorities recovered more bodies Monday from the rubble of the Mexico’s huge earthquake, bringing the death toll to 96 as the president prepares to visit the worst-hit region, his office said. Read more > http://bit.ly/2vRlzHE
  •  Two deaths but why Irma wasn’t as catastrophic in Florida as feared. Hurricane Irma was supposed to be a monster storm, immense and record-breaking in size as it charged toward Florida packing a punch that could a state that is home to some 20 million people. Read more >http://bit.ly/2xWQN0O


Win tickets to attend The Finery Arts Festival> https://goo.gl/xHPFr4 The Finery Arts Festival

Have a great day!

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