News is full of empirical evidence stories like this. Global warming is yesterday's fad...and it's deader than dead.
Cape Town - Winter has struck with a vengeance in the Western Cape with some towns recording their first snow falls in almost 20 years.
Several mountain passes in the Southern Cape and the Eastern Cape had to be closed after heavy snowfalls.
Tourists expecting sunny skies in Cape Town were greeted by snow on Table Mountain, where the temperature never rose above 1°C.
It was the heaviest snowfall on the mountain since 2003.