Weather

Rains bring relief, devastation and death

5 days ago - 11 February 2019 | Weather

While farmers in the south are celebrating the good rains that fell over the weekend, the showers of blessing also caused massive devastation, including at least one death. A 22-year-old Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) staff...

Rainfall outlook improves

1 week ago - 06 February 2019 | Weather

JANA-MARI SMITH Heavy rains are expected over Namibia’s interior today and on Friday.This is in line with a recent report which predicted a better chance of rain for large parts of...

Rainy season off to bad start

2 weeks ago - 29 January 2019 | Weather

Rainfall between October and December last year was less than normal but weather experts are hopeful of better rain prospects in February.A seasonal rainfall outlook issued this week by the Meteorological Service of Namibia states...

Little chance of rain this week

3 weeks ago - 21 January 2019 | Weather

Hot and dry conditions persisted over most of Namibia, except parts of the north, over the weekend and the chance of rain remains slim for the rest of the week.Chief weather forecaster Odillo Kgobetsi of...

Weather outlook remains murky

1 month - 17 January 2019 | Weather

It remains a coin toss whether good rainfall or dry conditions will dominate the rest of the rainfall season in Namibia, say experts who are cautioning farmers to prepare for the worst rather than expect...

Fears of drought escalate

1 month - 04 January 2019 | Weather

JANA-MARI SMITH Recent downpours in many parts of Namibia and a trickle inflow into dams in the central areas have raised hopes of a good...

Rains greet the New Year

1 month - 02 January 2019 | Weather

JANA-MARI SMITHWidespread rains and a dip in temperatures marked the last days of 2018 in many parts of the country and there are high hopes...

Rainfall welcome, but devastating

2 months ago - 21 November 2018 | Weather

The north-western parts of Namibia, extending along the western escarpment into eastern areas of the Hardap Region, received welcome, but devastating and exceptionally high rainfall...

Heat wave sears Namibia

3 months ago - 15 November 2018 | Weather

The scorching heat wave will persist over the weekend and into early next week in most parts of Namibia.The Namibia Meteorological Service (NMS) issued an...

Heat wave is here

3 months ago - 26 October 2018 | Weather

Following wet and cool weather in most parts of Namibia, a sharp spike in temperatures is expected today and over the weekend. The chief weather...

Desert flush with rain

3 months ago - 24 October 2018 | Weather

Widespread rains across large parts of Namibia, including the Namib Desert and Sossusvlei, with reports of more than 100mm in some places on Monday, brought...

Weather forecasters optimistic

3 months ago - 19 October 2018 | Weather

Namibia's rain prospects for next week have been described as excellent.Forecasters agree that it is expected most of the country can expect rains next week,...

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Rains are here

4 months ago - 01 October 2018 | Weather

The first rains of the season have begun early, with more isolated thundershowers expected today in the central and southern parts of the country following...

Zintle brings sub-zero temperatures

5 months ago - 05 September 2018 | Weather

Namibians should brace themselves for icy days ahead, with an intense cold front, dubbed Zintle, set to reach the country by tomorrow, which will bring...

Drought

5 months ago - 03 September 2018 | Weather

The chances of Namibia suffering yet another drought year has grown immensely, with the probability of another El Niño occurrence increasing to about 70% for...

Big freeze is back

6 months ago - 03 August 2018 | Weather

More cold fronts are expected in Namibia next week, pushed by an anticyclone. Odillo Kgobetsi, chief meteorological technician for forecasting at the Windhoek weather...

Mixed bag of weather predicted

7 months ago - 06 July 2018 | Weather

Following below freezing temperatures and icy winds at the start of the week in many parts of Namibia compared to hot, sandy and windy conditions...

Cold grips Namibia

7 months ago - 03 July 2018 | Weather

Icy weather conditions that caused thermometers to dip to record lows this Monday will continue for most of the day today before starting to move...

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