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Hardap sluices open

3 days ago - 21 February 2017 | Weather

JANA-MARI SMITH NamWater opened the Hardap Dam sluices yesterday after the dam level reached close to 70% following heavy rains in recent days.The sluices were opened yesterday after 14:00 at...

Dineo weakens, moderate winds expected

4 days ago - 20 February 2017 | Weather

Tropical cyclone Dineo weakened considerably over the weekend and was downgraded to a normal low-pressure system that was expected to cause moderate rainfall, says Meteorological Service deputy director Franz Uirab.Uirab said Dineo entered Namibia in...

Dineo weakens, moderate winds expected

5 days ago - 19 February 2017 | Weather

Tropical cyclone Dineo weakened considerably over the weekend and was downgraded to a normal low-pressure system that was expected to cause moderate rainfall, says Meteorological Service deputy director Franz Uirab.Uirab said Dineo entered Namibia in...

Welcome relief for Namibia

1 week ago - 17 February 2017 | Weather

After a few days of heavy and intense rainfalls over vast areas of Namibia, many of the country’s larger rivers have been flowing quite strongly, as far as the Kuiseb and Hoanib rivers in the...

Dineo to hit Namibia this weekend

1 week ago - 17 February 2017 | Weather

Namibia will feel the impact of tropical storm Dineo this weekend. Certain parts of the country can expect heavy rainfall of more than 50 mm, and flash floods are also likely. The tropical storm...

Damn good rain

1 week ago - 14 February 2017 | Weather

Widespread rainfall throughout the country this past week has resulted in welcome inflows into several of Namibia's dams and heavy rainfall is still expected in...

Zambezi issues flood warnings

4 weeks ago - 26 January 2017 | Weather

Flood warnings have been issued for the Kabbe South and Kabbe North constituencies in the Zambezi Region.The governor of the Zambezi Region, Lawrence Sampofu, said...

Relief as dams receive water

1 month - 17 January 2017 | Weather

Although the Neckartal Dam in southern Namibia is still under construction it received its first inflow last week when massive amounts of water flowed in...

Dam levels remain critical

1 month - 10 January 2017 | Weather

Several of Namibia's dams, including the Von Bach Dam, have received inflow following rain in the past week. During the past week NamWater has...

Slight rise in dam levels

1 month - 05 January 2017 | Weather

The first inflow of the rainy season has led to a slight rise in water levels at strategic water-supply dams such as Von Bach, Omatako,...

When it rains, it pours

1 month - 05 January 2017 | Weather

Although many Namibians are rejoicing at the rainfall the country has received, some people are not as happy as others about the rain. Ndapandula...

Rainy start for 2017

1 month - 03 January 2017 | Weather

Many Namibians celebrated the first day of 2017 by sharing happy rainfall news and photos via social media after widespread showers across the country. ...

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Warnings of floods and low...

2 months ago - 15 December 2016 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT Tourists have been urged to make other arrangements if they plan on making use of the Sendelingsdrift pontoon border crossing between Namibia and...

Rain continues countrywide

3 months ago - 23 November 2016 | Weather

JANA-MARI SMITHRain will continue across the county for much of today, following a countrywide downpour that included many areas along the coast since Monday.According to...

Hottest year on record

3 months ago - 10 November 2016 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWhile summer temperatures in Namibia have been soaring, it is predicted that 2016 will be the hottest year ever recorded globally.The World Meteorological Organisation...

Happy days are here again

3 months ago - 09 November 2016 | Weather

Double-digit rainfall figures have been recorded in several parts of the country since the weekend, with the heaviest showers falling on Monday. Weather forecasters say...

Rain too much for protesters...

3 months ago - 08 November 2016 | Weather

PHOTO: KENYA KAMBOWECOMPLAINING: About 80 struggle kids camping at the entrance of the Ruben Danger Ashipala police training centre at Ondangwa say the last few...

Rainfall prospects increase as temperatures...

3 months ago - 04 November 2016 | Weather

JANA-MARI SMITHProspects for rain are picking up again over many parts of the country, with moderate to heavy storms expected over parts of the central...

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