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 Post subject: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures
Unread postPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:18 am 
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Hi all,
I have just received this low res photo via cell phone (taken morning of 18 Jan 2012)

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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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Here goes:

Courtesy Candi de Villiers.

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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
Unread postPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:25 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
Unread postPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:47 am 
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Wow, amazing images :big_eyes:

Just receive from family member who has family working in Kruger.

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Sabie Rivier 1 by twigga2011, on Flickr

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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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Photo by Lisa Soine.

Komatiepoort this morning.

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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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Newspaper The Lowvelder gallery of the flood

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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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Photos on News24 ... they came here to get :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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Here is a photo sent to me by my cousin (one hour ago) via cellphone of the Crocodile river near Croc bridge.

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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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http://www.looklocal.co.za/looklocal/co ... nuary-2012

Look here Safari Gal :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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Lower Sabie, got the pic from twitter

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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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OK I am safely back and uploaded photos so will post them now

First is from LS deck, then bridge below LS, then ellie on road, then Sunset dam followed by Lubyelubye bridge, followed by high level bridge and ellie again.

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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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 Post subject: Re: Kruger is flooding
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Pics from Rodgerh, supervisor at Tsendze:

Letaba low water bridge
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