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:
Ms Busisiwe Shongwe
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'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedClean AuditClean AuditFinancially Unqualified
Current Assetsn/a68 14578 241100 103
Non-Current Assetsn/a427 234443 297443 789
Total Assetsn/a495 379521 539543 892
Current Liabilitiesn/a49 08055 26344 315
Non-Current Liabilitiesn/a11 56114 91415 094
Total Liabilitiesn/a60 64170 17759 409
Total Net Assetsn/a434 738451 362484 483
Total Revenuen/a310 333310 339297 244
Revenue from Exchange Transactionsn/a142 799122 031103 714
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactionsn/a167 534188 308193 530
Total Expendituren/a(329 308)(307 972)(295 154)
Employee Costsn/a(187 184)(173 251)(163 428)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Yearn/a(16 349)(25 622)40 164
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activitiesn/a(1 592)39 64822 910
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activitiesn/a(11 204)(60 100)(39 388)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Yearn/a43 88756 68477 136
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a---
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a---
Posts Approvedn/a497465423
Posts Filledn/a426407389
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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Annual Reports

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