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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:43 am

Any news about rain in Mapungubwe?

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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby giraffee » Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:54 am

Hi Naomi! I asked WildJohn the same question. Guess his out there working. Lucky thing :mrgreen:
E-mailed Nomonde at Map's reception yesterday.
Last week they had a bit of rain but nothing thereafter up to midday yesterday. It's been so hot that that bit of rain had no effect :(
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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Nov 19, 2009 10:26 am

Thanx for replying Giraffee! :thumbs_up:

Really hope they had some decent rain by now! :pray:

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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby Dave Moore » Thu Nov 19, 2009 6:24 pm

I see that Mapungubwe has about 70mm rain forecast for tomorrow. And I am sure that a similar amount has fallen today. :D 8)

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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Nov 20, 2009 8:40 am

Hi Dave - how are you guys?

That is great! According to this mornings weather forecast Mapungubwe has an 80% chance of rain with heavy falls possible. :dance: :dance:

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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby ndloti » Fri Nov 20, 2009 5:21 pm

According to SA Weather services old website , Pontdrift adjacent to the western section recorded 78 mm in the 24 hrs ending 8 a.m. today .
Other areas nearby also recorded good rainfall .
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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby giraffee » Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:37 pm

great news thanks ndloti ! :dance: hope it's only the start.
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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby ndloti » Mon Nov 23, 2009 3:50 pm

It seems there was good rain all around Limpopo and Mpumalanga , at Punda Maria as well as a few other areas in KNP , unfortunately the official figures take some time to be posted on the website !
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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:39 am

Thanx Ndloti! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby Dave Moore » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:41 pm

Just heard that the Limpopo is coming down in flood right now. Apparently its bank to bank and rising 8)
I was also told that Mapungubwe is like a green carpet now as well. Wish I was there.

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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Dec 11, 2009 9:18 am

Same here!! :D

Was a toss up between Mpungubwe and Kruger this year but as our trusty old Land Cruiser is not 100% at this moment the decision was made for us.
But this is really good news and I would love to go there again.

Thanx Dave! :thumbs_up:

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Rain...Rain...Rain...

Unread postby HermanPienaar » Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:30 am

Looks like a big part of Kruger got rain, but does anyone know if it rained in Mapungubwe as well?
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Re: Rain...Rain...Rain...

Unread postby ndloti » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:21 pm

Seems there was rain in the area - see Alldays & Venetia mine figures for 24 hour period ending 8am today -SAWS figures :

http://metzone.weathersa.co.za/images/P ... ly_rai.pdf

ALLDAYS HALY ARS
13
GIYANI
03
HOEDSPRUIT
03
LEPHALALE
04
MARA
22
MARKEN
67
MOKOPANE
36
PHALABORWA AIRPORT AWS
01
POLOKWANE WO
08
THOHOYANDOU WO
23
TZANEEN-WESTFALIA ESTATE
73
VENETIA MINE
09
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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:03 am

Has been a while since anyone posted on this thread!

We have added a four night stay at Mazhou to our KNP trip in December and I would love to know if Mapungubwe has had any good rains yet. On our previouse visit a couple of years ago it was an absolute paradise!

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Re: Mapungubwe: Rainfall Info

Unread postby ndloti » Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:13 pm

http://metzone.weathersa.co.za/images/P ... th_rai.pdf

Rainfall for October 2012 - some figures are above the monthly mean average .

MPUMALANGA
ERMELO WO
91
GRASKOP AWS
147
KRUGER MPUMALANGA INT. AIR.
171
SKUKUZA
88

LIMPOPO PROVINCE
ALLDAYS HALY ARS
49
GRAVELOTTE
07
GRAVELOTTE ARS
07
HAENERTSBURG ARS
100
HANS MERENSKY N.S
59
HOEDSPRUIT
52
LEPHALALE
94
LOUIS TRICHARDT
83
MARA
72
MARKEN
53
MOKOPANE
60
PHALABORWA AIRPORT AWS
65
POLOKWANE WO
86
PONTDRIFT
27
PUNDA MARIA
35
SOEKMEKAAR - POL
69
STEENBOKFONTEIN ARS
92
THABAZIMBI
24
THOHOYANDOU WO
85
TOM BURKE S.A.P.S. ARS
75
TZANEEN-WESTFALIA ESTATE
99
VENETIA MINE
19
VILLA NORA-POL
47
WATERPOORT
34
WOODBUSH
118
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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