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Winter is here

5 days 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 days 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

2 weeks 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 weather forecaster based in South Africa, told Namibian Sun that...

New flood wave possible

1 month - 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 are already saturated with standing water. On Tuesday, northern hydrologist...

Dam levels rise and rise

1 month - 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 since the end of February.According to NamWater’s latest dam bulletin,...

Schools abandoned after heavy rains

1 month - 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

2 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

2 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

2 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...

Welcome relief for Namibia

2 months 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,...

Dineo to hit Namibia this weekend

2 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

2 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...

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Relief as dams receive water

3 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

3 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

3 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,...

When it rains, it pours

3 months ago - 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

3 months ago - 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. ...

More rain expected

4 months ago - 28 December 2016 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITThe entire country rejoiced at good rains received on Christmas Day, and the weather bureau has warned of heavy downpours over the central northern,...

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