Weather

Smiles as the heavens open

1 week ago - 05 October 2017 | Weather

More rain is expected to fall in Namibia's north-eastern, eastern and central regions today after rain and hail fell in many parts of a cloudy Namibia yesterday.Bursts of rain and hail were reported in Windhoek...

Winter is still with us

1 month - 18 August 2017 | Weather

Today, many Namibians will wake up to chilly conditions but temperatures are set to rise over the weekend, although they will remain cool in the early morning hours.Yesterday, the Namibia Meteorological Service warned Namibians to...

Winter has come

4 months ago - 29 May 2017 | Weather

Temperatures plunged to below five degrees, but not yet freezing point, this weekend in the southern, eastern and some interior parts of Namibia after a cold front moved in on Friday.The Namibia Meteorological Service (NMS)...

Winter is here

5 months ago - 25 April 2017 | Weather

With cold, rainy weather persisting in several parts of the country for most of the week, Namibians can prepare themselves for the start of winter.According to Odillo Kgobetsi of the Namibia Meteorological Service, temperatures are...

Flights diverted due to bad weather

5 months ago - 24 April 2017 | Weather

Windhoek-bound international flights had to divert to the Walvis Bay Airport this morning due to bad weather experienced at the Hosea Kutako International Airport. Air Namibia spokesperson, Paul Nakawa confirmed this, saying that it...

Wet week ahead

6 months ago - 11 April 2017 | Weather

The rains that fell over many parts of the country this weekend are likely not the last of the season. Professor Peet Pienaaar, a...

New flood wave possible

7 months ago - 17 March 2017 | Weather

The meteorological service has forecast heavy rainfall over the south-western parts of Angola this weekend.This may cause serious flooding in northern Namibia, as the floodplains...

Dam levels rise and rise

7 months ago - 07 March 2017 | Weather

JANA-MARI SMITH Widespread rain in catchment areas continues raising dam levels, with the Swakoppoort Dam rising by 19.5 percentage points...

Schools abandoned after heavy rains

7 months ago - 02 March 2017 | Weather

Learning in some schools in northern Namibia has been affected after heavy rains experienced on Tuesday evening and the early morning hours of yesterday.Schools in...

Hardap sluices open

7 months 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...

Dineo weakens, moderate winds expected

7 months 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...

Dineo weakens, moderate winds expected

7 months 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...

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Dineo to hit Namibia this...

7 months 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,...

Damn good rain

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months ago - 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

9 months ago - 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

9 months ago - 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,...

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