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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by chas » Sun Jan 01, 2017 4:44 pm

Hi Div

When I was there 2 weeks ago it had a little water in it hopefully they had more rain to fill it up.


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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:53 am

With the amount of rain the south of the park received I have no doubt Dukes w/h will be filled to the brim!
Great news of Mlondozi! :dance:
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by ingrid1968 » Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:02 pm

The wonder of nature!

4 December 2016:

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15 December 2016 - the very first sign of green grass:

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27 December 2016:

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2 January 2017:

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Thank you, Father God.

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Grantmissy » Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:54 am

Thank you Ingrid1968 for posting the photo's :thumbs_up:

Thank you ALL for the regular updates regarding the rain that fall over the Kruger National Park. It is appreciated.
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Mischief » Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:41 am

Ingrid1968, I second that.
:pray: :pray: Thank you Lord
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Jockv » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:19 am

We were in Shingwedzi from 23/12 - 29/12 and I expected to see a bleak, barren, parched desert-like landscape............... :( :(

But what a surprise when all we saw was a lush, green, wet area all the way up to Crooks Corner. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: The veld looks beautiful and water is everywhere. :gflower: :gflower: :gflower:

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by hilda » Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:41 am

Absolutely wonderful! Thank you for posting these pictures ingrid1968! :clap: :clap:

I couldn't agree more Jockv! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by impyim » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:10 am

Thanks go to all the wonderful forum members for keeping us updated on the rain.
Lately I haven't been contributing to the forum - but have followed this topic from the start.
Thanks once again to everyone.

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Dup » Sat Jan 07, 2017 9:54 am

Start raining this morning in Nelspruit,already two hours and 30mm .Rain will move over Southern part of KNP and will help plant grow further.Thank You Lord.
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:25 am

I see there has been very good rain in the southern part of the park overnight with the camping area in Skukuza awash and the river near Skukuza also slightly overflowing the bridge!
One report I have seen
The Sabie River is coming down after 110 mm rain fell since 4 am this morning.... And it is still raining

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Captainron » Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:32 am

The rain can hold off for a bit now. Too much falling at once. Seems like a feast or famine weather cycle.

Seen the videos on the KNP Kruger Facebook page and it looks like lots of roads are flooded and a few are closed.
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Skukuza - 15 Jan 17
Satara - 16/17 Jan 17
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:37 am

Lower Sabie bridge closed and also the low level bridges outside Skukuza.
Bridge on the H11 to Kruger Gate also closed
S25 closed and many others so please drive with care if in the park.
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Captainron » Sat Jan 07, 2017 11:18 am

I wouldn't mind too much if it didn't rain for the next 2 weeks.

I'm looking forward to the park too much abs don't want to be restricted with closed roads and all that.

Selfish but I'm coming from the other side of the world.
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Skukuza - 15 Jan 17
Satara - 16/17 Jan 17
Berg en Dal - 18/19 Jan 17

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by bert » Sat Jan 07, 2017 11:26 am

From William Mabasa onf FB this morning.
Stay safe everyone
The Southern part of the Park received a lot good rain since last night so much that there is water all over the place. In order to ensure that visitors are safe during their stay in the Park, we have closed all the gravel roads south of Sabie River until further notice. We would also want to inform our visitors that the road from Skukuza to Malelane and Pretoriuskop is closed at the Delaport bridge. Access road between Skukuza and Lower Sabie is also closed for now until the water at Sabie River subsides.

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Foxy » Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:13 pm

Just wonderful to hear of all the rain in KNP. :clap: :dance: Was there 10 days ago and parts of the Southern KNP were still very dry.


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