South African Weather Service

Contact Details

Physical: 442 Rigel Avenue South, Erasmusrand, 0181
Postal: Private Bag X097, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 367 6000
Fax: 012 367 6300


The vision of the South African Weather Service (SAWS) is to be a weather and climate centre of excellence providing: innovative solutions to ensure a weather-ready region, sustainable development, and economic growth through leadership in meteorological, climatological and other related sciences; development of relevant and innovative applications and products utilising cutting-edge technology; and establishing and leveraging collaborative partnerships.

SAWS is designated by the state to provide weather services to the aviation industry, marine, and a range of other identified clients, and to fulfill a range of international obligations of the government. It provides two distinct services, namely: public good services that are funded by government; and paid-for commercial services.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms N Mngomezulu
Chief Executive Officer
Mr J Lengoasa

Ms Ntsoaki Mngomezulu
Deputy Chairperson:
Board Members:
Ms Judy Beaumont
Adv Derick Block
Mr David Lefutso
Mr Jerry Lengoasa (CEO)
Ms Nandipha Madiba
Mr Keabetswe Modimoeng
Prof Elizabeth Mokotong
Ms Sally Mudly-Padayachie
Mr Rowan Nicholls
Dr Jasper Rees
Mr Jonty Tshipa
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Jerry Lengoasa
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Lulama Gumenge (Acting)
Senior Management:
Ms Michelle Hartslief (Acting General Manager: Commercial)
Mr Mark Majodina (Acting General Manager)
Ms Julia Mphafudi (General Manager: Human Capital Management)
Mr Mnikeli Ndabambi (General Manager: Operations)
Communications Officers:
Ms Hannelee Doubell (Communications Manager)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets68 14578 241100 103117 394
Non-Current Assets427 234443 297443 789377 137
Total Assets495 379521 539543 892494 531
Current Liabilities49 08055 26344 31542 658
Non-Current Liabilities11 56114 91415 09415 450
Total Liabilities60 64170 17759 40958 108
Total Net Assets434 738451 362484 483436 422
Total Revenue310 333310 339297 244253 631
Revenue from Exchange Transactions142 799122 031103 71493 480
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions167 534188 308193 530160 150
Total Expenditure(329 308)(307 972)(295 154)(269 994)
Employee Costs(187 184)(173 251)(163 428)(148 256)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year(16 349)(25 622)40 164(16 342)
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities(1 592)39 64822 910(1 393)
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(11 204)(60 100)(39 388)(24 792)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year43 88756 68477 13693 614
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure----
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure----
Posts Approved497465423n/a
Posts Filled426407389n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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