Weather

Rainfall welcome, but devastating

3 weeks 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 during the month of October.This is according to the rainfall...

Heat wave sears Namibia

4 weeks 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 advisory yesterday warning that “very hot weather” is expected over...

Heat wave is here

1 month - 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 forecaster at the Namibia Meteorological Service, Odillo Kgobetsi, says hot...

Desert flush with rain

1 month - 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 much-needed relief to those buckling under the heat of the...

Weather forecasters optimistic

1 month - 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, with heavy clouds starting to spread over the interior on...

Rainy month ahead

2 months ago - 09 October 2018 | Weather

The patches of light rainfall recorded in the central areas of Namibia over the weekend are the start of what promises to be a rainy...

Rains are here

2 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

5 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

5 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...

Weather

Clear skies follow heavy rains

7 months ago - 17 April 2018 | Weather

Following drenching rains over widespread parts of Namibia, weather forecasters say blue skies and dry weather will return this week. Chief forecaster Odillo Kgobetsi...

Rainfall outlook positive

8 months ago - 16 March 2018 | Weather

The latest weather outlook forecasts continued rainfall until at least the end of next Friday, the Namibia Meteorological Service (NMS) announced yesterday. Meanwhile, with...

More rain predicted countrywide

9 months ago - 08 March 2018 | Weather

A parched Namibia can look forward to further rainfall relief, with a 60% chance of showers predicted for most areas. This comes after heavy...

Copious, much-needed rain falls

9 months ago - 13 February 2018 | Weather

As Namibians rejoiced over the good rains that were received this past week in most parts of the country, it was especially the farmers that...

It's hot and wet

10 months ago - 06 February 2018 | Weather

Slight relief can be expected in the excessive daytime temperatures experienced over large parts of the country in the past few months. Should...

Patchy, moderate rain expected

10 months ago - 18 January 2018 | Weather

Weather forecasters expect moderate but isolated showers to continue in patches across Namibia in the coming days and say that the 'new normal' rainfall season...

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