The average dam level in the Western Cape continues to drop slightly, despite winter setting in. It currently stands at 33.1%, double what it was at the same time last year. Dams supplying the City of Cape Town stand at an average of 45.4% about 25% better than at the same time last year. The latest numbers however do not include the good rain that fell since last night in parts of the province. The Western Cape Minister of Environmental Affairs, Anton Bredell, says there has been some relief to large areas of the drought-stricken Karoo, but not yet enough to break the drought. He has urged people to continue using water with caution and restraint.