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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Jan 13, 2009 9:35 am

Thanx for the reply, :D hope you soon find your feet! :twisted:

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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Jan 13, 2009 9:37 am

Thanx for the reply :D , hope you soon find your feet! :twisted:

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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby Cassius » Tue Jan 13, 2009 12:01 pm

SANParks is proud to announce that we now provide daily as well as weekly weather forecasts for our users.

It’s something that many web visitors have been awaiting for – being able to check the latest temperatures when they visit any of the national parks. We have heard your pleas and it is finally here!

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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby restio » Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:54 pm

That's great! 8)

Thanks, Cassius!
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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby onewithnature » Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:50 am

Magnificent, Guru! What a wonderful service! :clap: :clap: Thanks for all the effort and dedication in bringing us this superb addition to the already great service list!!
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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby ndloti » Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:32 pm

Total measured for December 2008 was 120 mm , figures supplied by Stefan Cilliers , Mapungubwe senior section ranger .
KNP is sacred. I am opposed to the modernisation of Kruger and from the depths of my soul long for the Kruger of yesteryear! 1000+km on foot in KNP incl 56 wild trails.200+ nights in the wildernessndloti-indigenous name for serval.

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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby naomi c » Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:48 pm

Thanx Ndloti! :thumbs_up:

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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby Dave Moore » Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:57 pm

Thanks
It must be looking good now. It must have all fallen after the 18th December. To Naomi c the birds you listed this morning were all absent in December. Hardly any bee eaters, no quelea at all and no starlings either.
The nesting site was deserted. And not one stork except a saddlebilled in the Limpopo which was a new one for me which was great.

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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby ndloti » Wed Jan 14, 2009 4:25 pm

I assume that the rain there coincided with the general good falls that there were at Punda Maria and major parts of northern KNP from the evening of 24 Dec .
KNP is sacred. I am opposed to the modernisation of Kruger and from the depths of my soul long for the Kruger of yesteryear! 1000+km on foot in KNP incl 56 wild trails.200+ nights in the wildernessndloti-indigenous name for serval.

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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby KeithM » Thu Jan 15, 2009 12:49 pm

No worries it has been raining on and off for 3 weeks

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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby Cassius » Thu Jan 15, 2009 1:47 pm

Hi Guys

Mapungubwe was totally dry from July to November 2008. We receive our first little rain from the 15th December onwards. Up to now it is still raining here and there. :dance:
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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Jan 15, 2009 1:52 pm

So good to hear about the rain. Thanx to all replying. :thumbs_up:

I suppose everything is green by now - wish I could experience such a transformation. :mrgreen:

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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby Cassius » Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:08 pm

the last time i was there was 10/12/2008 and it was green and i still belive it is very much green.
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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby JoelR » Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:20 pm

Cassius wrote:the last time i was there was 10/12/2008 and it was green and i still belive it is very much green.

Hey Casius, it was great seeing you in Maps a month ago! However, I don't agree that is was green... Yes, the mopane trees all had new, bright green leaves but the grass was still yellow and the game was still dutifully visiting the scarce water points like the Maloutswa pan, which is pumped in the dry season. It's great to hear it has been raining substantially over the last few weeks though! Will check up in Feb. :wink:

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Re: RAIN IN MAPUNGUBWE

Unread postby Cassius » Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:49 pm

Hi JoelR

I glad; I am also hoping that we can have more rain in Feb. :pray:
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