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Naute Dam sluices opened

5 days ago - 17 January 2022 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe Naute Dam’s sluices were opened for the first time this year after it received strong inflow over the weekend.According to NamWater,...

Rain waves expected to bring heavy downpour

1 week ago - 14 January 2022 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKAlthough rainfall performance during the first part of the rainy season has been poor, things are looking up, with rain waves expected to bring heavy downpour into the country until...

No inflow into dams yet

1 week ago - 12 January 2022 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKEven though the country has received its first rains for the year, there has been no inflow into the storage dams yet.Five of the storage dams are still more than 70% full, while Neckartal,...

Warning of more rain for the north-east

1 week ago - 11 January 2022 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKWidespread rainfall over most parts of the country at the weekend brought some relief from the extremely hot temperatures Namibians have been experiencing since the beginning of the year.As...

Heavy rain expected in northern regions

2 weeks ago - 07 January 2022 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Namibia Meteorological Service has warned that heavy rainfall can be expected on Saturday in the Zambezi, Kavango, Oshikoto, Ohangwena and Otjozondjupa regions.People living in these regions should take the necessary precautions.It will remain...

Heat wave to make way for rain

2 weeks ago - 05 January 2022 | Weather

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEK As Namibia continues to buckle under heat wave conditions, weather forecasts indicate relief is on the way for some, with heavy rains expected...

December rains on the way

1 month - 03 December 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The Namibia Meteorological Service forecasts heavy rain for far northern...

October a dry month for western Namibia

1 month - 25 November 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKMost of the western regions and the Zambezi received little to no rain during October.However, the Namibia Meteorological Service said...

October a dry month for western Namibia

1 month - 23 November 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKMost of the western regions and the Zambezi received little to no...

Hailstorm destroys five power pylons

2 months ago - 02 November 2021 | Weather

ELVIRA HATTINGHWINDHOEKThursday afternoon's hailstorm in Keetmanshoop and the surrounding area destroyed five power pylons, Nampower spokesperson Rosa Nikanor has confirmed.At the same time, it caused...

Warning for heavy rain

3 months ago - 21 October 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe Namibia Meteorological Service has warned that heavy rainfall is expected over the south-eastern parts of Namibia tonight.This, as a...

October expected to be hot

3 months ago - 05 October 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAlthough Namibians experienced an unusually chilly weekend, hot conditions are expected for most of October and the first part of November. This is...

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Six dams still more than...

4 months ago - 22 September 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKWhile we are steadily approaching the new rainy season, six of Namibia’s storage dams are still at more than...

Optimism about good rainy season

4 months ago - 06 September 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe bulk of Namibia is expected to experience increased chances of normal to above-normal rainfall for October to December this year.According to the 25th...

Optimism about good rainy season...

4 months ago - 03 September 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe bulk of Namibia is expected to experience increased chances of normal...

Spring heralded by severe cold...

4 months ago - 24 August 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKWith spring just around the corner, another cold front with freezing temperatures is expected this weekend. The extreme southern parts of the country may...

Temperature in Nam to rise...

5 months ago - 09 August 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKTemperatures in Namibia are set to rise much more rapidly than the global average.For each 0.5° C increment in the global temperature, the mean...

Rain only expected in November

5 months ago - 09 August 2021 | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKLittle to no rainfall is expected for spring, while outlooks are positive for summer rainfall starting from about November.This is according to Santam climatologist...

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