A few thundershowers expected across dry Namibia

25 Dec 2016 11:20am
WINDHOEK, 25 DEC (NAMPA) – Isolated to scattered thundershowers are predicted in the central, north-central and north-eastern parts of Namibia, while the extreme west should expect a few over Christmas weekend to the 04 January 2017.
Namibia Meteorological Services Chief Forecaster, Odillo Kgobetsi said in a statement on Friday most of Namibia can expect hot to very hot weather with a partly cloudy sky and scattered thundershowers. He said the west is expected to be fine and very hot with less precipitation than in other areas.
“Isolated to scattered thundershowers are expected across the country, except in the extreme west where a few showers are expected.”
According to the Namibia Meteorological Service website, from 18 December to 20 December 2016, Rundu town, Rundu Airport, Opuwo and Steenbocklaagte recorded the highest rainfall of 42.1, 16.8, 13.2 and 9.0 millimetres respectively.
On Monday and Tuesday, Mpacha Airport and Katima Mulilo town recorded the highest rainfall of 21.6 and 2.8 millimetres respectively.