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Rainfall Augrabies 2010-2011

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:39 am

The following is the rainfall that we have in the Rest Camp for this year.
2010
January- 22mm
February-33mm
March-13mm
April-16mm
May-3.5mm
We did receive some during the 26th
November-20mm

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Augrabies flooding 2011

Unread postby andreklopper » Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:42 am

Hi,

With all the dams filling up we might see augrabies in flodd again. Anyone know the status of the falls at the moment?


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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby Rooies » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:22 pm

The flow over the falls yesterday was about 800 cubic metres per second. Saturday it will be about 1750 and by Wednesday it will reach a peak of 3500. Last year it reached a peak of 3000, so this year it will be an even bigger spectacle.
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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby ndloti » Wed Jan 05, 2011 3:32 pm

Judging from the predicted inflow graphs to the Vaaldam and the current heavy rainfall in the allready waterlogged catchment area , a spectacle can be predicted at Augrabies in 10 days time ...
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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Wed Jan 05, 2011 4:05 pm

Dear All,

I will get hold of the section ranger at Augrabies and ask him to send me some pictures, as soon as I receive them I will post them.

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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Thu Jan 06, 2011 5:58 pm

Good evening all
This is not happening February this is happening between the 13 and 20th of this month and it is gonna be even better.
According the Department of water affairs we will be expecting 5000 cumecs. If we could only place somebody here at the reception to answer the water calls it would be great,this is really rough.

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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby Mant » Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:50 am

Hi,

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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:24 pm

I m just waiting for the section ranger at Augrabies to send me pictures of the plenty water coming down and then will post it, I will however post some pics tomorrow of the floods in Febr 2010.
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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby Dotty » Sun Jan 09, 2011 9:50 pm

Augrabies Guru wrote:Good evening all
This is not happening February this is happening between the 13 and 20th of this month and it is gonna be even better.
According the Department of water affairs we will be expecting 5000 cumecs :shock:. If we could only place somebody here at the reception to answer the water calls it would be great,this is really rough.

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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby Rooies » Mon Jan 10, 2011 4:17 pm

According to the newspapers, the volume of water could reach the 8000 cumecs level, last seen during the 1988 floods. WOW, this should be an awesome sight.
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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby andreklopper » Tue Jan 11, 2011 7:34 am

This is still the official estimate
http://www.dwaf.gov.za/hydrology/FrImag ... &Type=Flow

Around 5000

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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Tue Jan 11, 2011 7:51 am

I have asked the staff at Augrabies just to make sure they get some pictures which we will post.
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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby LaeveldLeeu » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:26 pm

according Department of Water the Orange is flowing past Prieska at 5139 cubecs and 4222 at Upington and 2776 near Augrabies at Neusberg.
Augrabies will reach 5000+ in a few days. Already at 2800

Go to
www.dwa.gov.za/Hydrology/RTMain.aspx
then select Lower Orange. There you will se realtime data.

Please post pics as I am sitting on the other side of SA.

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Re: Augrabies flooding

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:58 pm

I have asked for pictures from Augrabies which is taken in the morning and the afternoon, the park manager said that he will see that the pictures are taken and sent to me for posting.
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