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October expected to be hot

1 week ago - 05 October 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAlthough Namibians experienced an unusually chilly weekend, hot conditions are expected for most of October and the first part of November. This is according to the latest weather outlook by climatologist Johan van...

Experts discuss rainfall outlook

2 weeks ago - 27 September 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKNamibia’s rainy season stretches from October to March, during which the bulk of the country can expect normal to above-normal rainfall. However, there are areas, such as the north-west, which...

Six dams still more than 80% full

3 weeks ago - 22 September 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKWhile we are steadily approaching the new rainy season, six of Namibia’s storage dams are still at more than 80% of their capacity.According to the weekly bulletin issued by...

Optimism about good rainy season

1 month - 06 September 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe bulk of Namibia is expected to experience increased chances of normal to above-normal rainfall for October to December this year.According to the 25th Annual Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum, this will persist...

Optimism about good rainy season

1 month - 03 September 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe bulk of Namibia is expected to experience increased chances of normal to above-normal rainfall for October to December this year.According to...

Spring heralded by severe cold front

1 month - 24 August 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWith spring just around the corner, another cold front with freezing temperatures is expected this weekend. The extreme southern parts of the country may...

Temperature in Nam to rise more than global average

2 months ago - 09 August 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKTemperatures in Namibia are set to rise much more rapidly than the global average.For each 0.5° C increment in the global temperature, the mean...

Rain only expected in November

2 months ago - 09 August 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKLittle to no rainfall is expected for spring, while outlooks are positive for summer rainfall starting from about November.This is according to Santam climatologist...

Cold front upon cold front to hit Namibia

3 months ago - 25 June 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKPull closer the blankets, because a chilly week lies ahead with the first cold front to hit the country today, followed shortly by another...

Frosty July lies ahead

3 months ago - 22 June 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKTemperatures will drop significantly from the end of this month and frost can be expected throughout most of July, even up to the northern...

Cold weekend ahead

4 months ago - 20 May 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibians can ready themselves for a chilly weekend, with a cold front expected to bring rain to the southern parts of the country.The Namibian...

Rainfall outlook remains positive

7 months ago - 02 March 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKNamibia can expect good rainfall for the next two weeks, especially over the //Karas and Hardap regions.The Namibian Agricultural...

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8 months ago - 10 February 2021 | Weather

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Namibian peacekeepers return from Darfur

8 months ago - 09 February 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKPolice chief Sebastian Ndeitunga on Friday welcomed back 14 police officers who had served in the United Nations African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur...

Omatako River basin plan launched

8 months ago - 09 February 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAn integrated water resources management (IWRM) plan for the Swakop Upper-Omatako river basin - that has been in development since 2010 - has finally...

Five dams more than 100%...

8 months ago - 27 January 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKEphemeral rivers in floodStorage dams in central and southern Namibia are full to the brim, but the East has not been that lucky.The average...

Heavy rain, flooding expected this...

8 months ago - 25 January 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe weather bureau has warns that heavy rain with localised flooding is likely in the Omaheke Region tomorrow.This will spread to the central-northern areas,...

Neckartal over 100% and still...

8 months ago - 22 January 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Neckartal Dam, whose level stood at 101.1% yesterday morning, has recorded an inflow of more than 69.2 million cubic metres since Monday. At...

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