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Dam levels much better than last season

2 weeks ago - 05 October 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWith the rainy season about to start, the average level of the country's dams stands at 45.9%, in comparison to 23.6% this time last season.In the central areas, the average stands at 66.2%, while...

Above-normal rainfall forecast

1 month - 09 September 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWith the welcome rainfall that fell over large parts of the country this past weekend, the Namibia Meteorological Service has now issued its seasonal rainfall outlook.Large parts of Namibia can expect above-normal rainfall from...

2020 predicted as hottest year on record

2 months ago - 27 July 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Global temperatures in 2020 are on pace for one of the planet's top two hottest years in 141 years. According to separate new analyses, scientists are already...

More freezing weather ahead

3 months ago - 14 July 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWith more cold fronts moving into the country, Namibians can brace themselves for some more freezing nights.The country has just experienced one of its coldest weekends in years after a massive cold front developed...

Massive cold front on the way

3 months ago - 08 July 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK A massive cold front is developing in the South Atlantic and is expected to reach Namibia early on Friday. It brings with it near-freezing temperatures. The public has been warned to take...

Record inflows into central dams

3 months ago - 30 June 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe inflow into the three dams supplying central Namibia exceeded all expectations during the past rainy season, reaching the third highest volume in the...

Freezing temperatures on the way

4 months ago - 09 June 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The Namibia Meteorological Services has issued a warning of severe cold and near-freezing temperatures for tomorrow and Thursday, especially in...

Rainfall season ends with decreased showers

4 months ago - 28 May 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The month of April experienced a general decrease in showers, as the 2019/20 rainfall season came to an end....

Neckartal continues to rise

5 months ago - 11 May 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The water level of the multibillion-dollar Neckartal Dam stood at about 92 million cubic metres late last...

Dams more than 50% full

6 months ago - 03 April 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The average dam level has risen to 56.9%, nearly twice as high as last season when the dams were only 31.1% full....

Wet February for most of Namibia

7 months ago - 13 March 2020 | Weather

The rainfall performance for February was mostly normal to above normal, but the seasonal rainfall figures (October 2019 to February 2020) still register normal to...

Dam levels increase after good inflows

7 months ago - 03 March 2020 | Weather

Namibia's dams last week received inflows of 87.1 million cubic metres of water, following heavy downpours across the country. This increased the average level of...

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Neckartal level at 5.2%

7 months ago - 28 February 2020 | Weather

The multibillion-dollar Neckartal Dam has received inflow of about 45 million cubic metres of water since the beginning of this month. To put this in...

Dams receive massive inflows

7 months ago - 25 February 2020 | Weather

With the good rains received last week, Namibia's dams received inflows of nearly 100 million cubic metres of water, with the majority flowing into the...

Good rains to continue

7 months ago - 21 February 2020 | Weather

Heavy downpours were experienced across large parts of the country over the past few days, with more thundershowers expected over the Khomas, Otjozondjupa and Hardap...

Heavy storms to lash regions

8 months ago - 18 February 2020 | Weather

There has been a slight increase in dam levels, while more rain is expected in most parts of the country in the coming days. ...

Windhoek heads for severe water...

8 months ago - 18 February 2020 | Weather

Windhoek could be heading for the implementation of the city's most severe water crisis savings category within months, unless inflow into dams improve and residents...

January rains had no major...

8 months ago - 12 February 2020 | Weather

Although some areas in Namibia recorded above-average rainfall from October to January, large parts of the country still experienced below-average rainfall during this period. This...

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