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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Mon Dec 24, 2012 10:17 am

The following pics were taken by Shakyjakes the last two days.

Houmoed and surroundings:

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Kij Kij waterhole

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The Kalahari is turning green very fast.
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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby Leanawel » Mon Dec 24, 2012 12:54 pm

WOW, this is wonderful news for the Kgalagadi. :clap: :clap:

You will really enjoy a cool and wet Christmas with green everywhere in no time.

Christmas greetings, leana :thumbs_up:

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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby Aristocat » Tue Dec 25, 2012 8:41 am

:dance: :dance: :dance: Fantastic news for all kalahari creatures great and small!! Thank you for posting these wonderful pics for all us fans back home :gflower:

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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby kyknetta » Tue Dec 25, 2012 9:07 am

Thankyou for keeping us up to date with the rain!
So wonderful to see so much water in the Kgalagadi!!!
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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Dec 25, 2012 9:56 am

8) KG :clap: :thumbs_up:

:whistle: "Lekker" pics of the rain :D :D
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Unread postby jchalmers » Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:52 am

We are coming up to Kgalagadi at the end of January and would like to know what rain has fallen in this rainy season and what condition the park is in. :)

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Re: kgalagadi park info

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:57 am

Hi there jchalmers,

Welcome to the forum and hope you will have a great time here.

Regarding your questions.

We have had some good widespread rain all over the park in the last three weeks, the roads are in good condition, bit corrugated but that is due to the amount of traffic on the roads, we will start reaching the high of our rainy season during the month of January and beginning February. You will experience some stunning thunderstorms.

All over the park the sightings are great. Plenty births and kills have been witnessed by guests and the veld is turning green very quick.

We look forward in having you here in the park and hope you also experience some great sightings


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Re: kgalagadi park info

Unread postby jchalmers » Tue Jan 01, 2013 4:27 pm

Thanks Jan for your very speedy reply and for answering my questions. We are certainly looking forward to our trip to your park. As we have not been there during the rainy season before we cannot wait to experience it.

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Re: kgalagadi park info

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:10 am

Only a pleasure Jean
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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:02 pm

Here is some rainfall stats for Twee Rivieren.

Twee Rivieren – 40mm
Kij Kij - 34.4mm
Kransbrak - 26.5mm
Auchterlonie - 63.3mm
Klein Skrij - 30.5 mm
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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby Tony T » Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:04 pm

KG hope it was not too much all at once so as to make things difficult for you guys. Auchterlonie 63mm -wow!
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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby kyknetta » Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:13 pm

:gflower:

Thanks KG!

Wonderful!

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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:28 pm

The rainfall stats was for the whole of December we hope it will get better in January.
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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby kyknetta » Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:58 pm

:?
I wondered!
Hold thumbs for lots of rain!
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Re: Kgalagadi weather

Unread postby gb225450 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 3:48 pm

Thanks for the update. :D

Is that below or above average for December?
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