Farm in //Kharas records highest rainfall

03 Jan 2017 18:10pm
WINDHOEK, 03 JAN (NAMPA) - Goedemoed, a farm northeast of Karasburg in the //Kharas Region, over the past two days received the highest rainfall of 90 millimetres (mm).
According to the Namibia Meteorological Service statistics issued on Tuesday, Omaruru on Sunday and Monday recorded 66 mm, while Oshakati recorded 42 mm.
Windhoek recorded 40 mm, followed by Grootfontein, 35 mm; Rundu, 32; and Omuthiya 25 mm.
The lowest rainfall was recorded in Gobabis and Outapi, with an average of about two (2mm) and 0,3mm respectively over the past two days.
Chief Weather Forecaster, Odillo Kgobetsi said in a media statement issued Monday that widespread thundershowers are expected over the central and southern regions on Wednesday and Thursday.
From 11 to 18 January, moderate to heavy rain is expected over the Namibian interior, while widespread thundershowers are expected over the central-north, northeast, central, east and southeast.
Scattered showers are also expected in parts of the west during the same week.