Slight increase in Zambezi catchment area water levels

26 Jan 2014 16:00pm
WINDHOEK, 14 JAN (NAMPA) - The Namibia Hydrological Service (NHS) says the Zambezi catchment area in the Katima Mulilo area has recorded a slight increase in its water levels.
The NHS said in a report released on Tuesday the Zambezi catchment area’s water level on Monday stood at 1,55 meters (m) compared to a water level of 1,25m the same time last year.
The Kwando River in the Kangolo area (Zambezi Region) recorded a water level of three metres compared to a water level of 2,34 m for the same time last year.
NHS Chief Hydrologist, Pauline Mufeti said water levels in the perennial rivers are dropping, while no flows have been reported in the ephemeral rivers.
According to the report, Simone Micheletti of Nkasa Lupala Tented Lodge in the Zambezi Region also recorded a slight decrease in the Harubandi channel (Linyanti swamps).