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The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby avon vosloo » Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:44 pm

Only saw this thread now :redface: - will post a few of Tshokwane and stop posting flood related photos in my TR. :)

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby Elsa » Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:33 am

Wow, those pics speak a thousand words and bring it home!
Devastation and hard to believe how high that little trickle of a river came up.
Thanks for the pics Avon.
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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby chirinda » Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:37 pm

I only have afterwards pics, and these are all on the Sabie River on 31 Jan and 1/2 Feb.

Somewhere near Nwatimhiri Causeway
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One of the small loops down to the river on the Skukuza side of the H12 bridge
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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby chirinda » Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:55 pm

The H12 bridge over the Sabie River.
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The debris turned the 400 metre bridge into a dam which flooded across the road. The river would have been more than half a kilometre wide when it left this debris so far into the bush.
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The tar was lifted from a section of the H4-1 just after the bridge, and deposited neatly on the verges. You can just see the beginning of that section in the distance here.
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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby johanclassen » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:03 pm

On our way to Olifants from Skukuza on 5 Feb, some of the images.
The first is as we crossed the Sabie.

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The high level bridge at Olifants

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The crossing to Balule

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby johanclassen » Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:00 am

This is the full picture at Balule crossing as on 5 Feb 2012.

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby p@m » Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:00 pm

The big trees on the banks outside Balule are also gone :cry:

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:03 pm

We paid a quick visit to KNP at the beginning of February - here are a few pics of the flood damage.
This is at the bridge over the Nwaswitshaka River on the Kruger Gate/Skukuza road, taken on the 6th of February.

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:45 pm

Taken at the low water bridge over the Sabieriver at Skukuza, also on the 6th.

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:57 pm

At the high-water bridge over the Sabie river the landscape has changed dramatically.

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:50 pm

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:59 pm

The animals are oblivious to the destruction

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Damage to the road surface just past the bridge on the way to Lower Sabie

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:34 pm

Lower-Sabie bridge

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby Joep Stevens » Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:50 pm

Dear All,

Herewith a few pics from the KNP report on the 18 January 2012 (Cyclone Dando) flood.

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Damage to tents at Tamboti

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Water level near roof in Balule huts

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Water level in Tshokwane ablutions

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Re: The January 2012 Kruger Flood in Pictures

Unread postby Joep Stevens » Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:55 pm

Dear All,

Some more KNP flood pics.

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Crocodile River at Crocodile Bridge 18 January 2012


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Crocodile River at Crocodile Bridge 20 January 2012


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Bridge over Biyamiti on S25


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Causeway over Biyamiti on s114

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