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Flood warning for Zambezi

2 days ago - 26 February 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe hydrological service within the agriculture ministry has warned that the Zambezi River has started to overflow its banks and that water is pushing into the eastern Zambezi floodplains.It said the river continues to...

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2 weeks ago - 10 February 2021 | Weather

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Namibian peacekeepers return from Darfur

2 weeks 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 (UNAMID) for two years.He said conditions in peacekeeping operations are...

Omatako River basin plan launched

2 weeks 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 been launched this week.The study for developing the plan was...

Five dams more than 100% full

1 month - 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 level of Namibia’s dams has increased to 87.7% after receiving...

Heavy rain, flooding expected this week

1 month - 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 overflowing

1 month - 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...

Omvula onene ya tegelelwa sigo omuMaalitsa

1 month - 21 January 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT OVENDUKAOndjele yili pombanda yomuloka oya dhidhilikwa momahala ga yooloka moshilongo miiwike iyali yotango yaJanuari, noshilongo otaku tengenekwa kutya otashi...

Heavy rains expected till March

1 month - 20 January 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKRecord amounts of rainfall have been recorded within the first two weeks of January in Namibia, and the country...

December rains above average

1 month - 19 January 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe rainfall recorded from October to December was above average in most parts of the country.This is especially true for the northern, eastern and...

Namibia’s dams 82% full

1 month - 19 January 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKWith the country having received good rains for several weeks, many...

More rain on the way

1 month - 15 January 2021 | Weather

ERWIN LEUSCHNER SWAKOPMUNDThe current rainy season will likely go down in the history books - and there is still no end in...

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More heavy rains expected

1 month - 12 January 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKHeavy thundershowers were experienced across the country this weekend, with water pouring down the streets of towns, flooding main roads between towns and causing...

Informal settlement residents to be...

1 month - 12 January 2021 | Weather

NAMPA WINDHOEKThe City of Windhoek has identified higher grounds for residents of Havana and Otjomuise who live close to riverbeds...

Southern dams receive massive inflow

1 month - 06 January 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWhile dams in the South are quickly filling up after heavy rains in their catchment areas, even more rain is expected.By Monday morning, more...

New year welcomed with good...

1 month - 05 January 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe new year was welcomed with widespread rains across the country as tropical storm Chalane headed towards Namibia over the weekend.Weather forecaster Odilo Kgobetsi...

Huge inflow into southern dams

2 months ago - 23 December 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKFollowing the good rains of the past few days, three of Namibia's largest storage dams have received the first inflow of the rainy season.According...

Namibians rejoice over long-awaited rains

2 months ago - 22 December 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibians are elated about the good rains that are continuing across the country.Photos and videos have been shared on social media from all corners...

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