Thunder, lightning and great balls of hail

Besides that, up here on the Highveld, where the Witwatersrand is located, at 1500m, there is always sunshine. We live in the largest man-made forest on plant Earth. Before large amounts of people flocked to the Witwatersrand to mine gold, this was all grasslands and savannah that stretched as far as they eye could see. The Witwatersrand is on the edge of the world's largest ever meteorite strike, the Vredefort Dome. If you wander around the rivers in the area you notice the melted rocks from eons ago. The impact site with a diameter of more than 300km is so large, it is only visible from space. The weather is great, neither too hot nor too cold.

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