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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Feb 17, 2016 4:26 pm

Very light rain around in the south of the park this morning, overcast and much cooler than it has been all week
Just wish there could be more rain.

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by TheRealShamwari » Thu Feb 18, 2016 7:20 am

Just checking the webcams and Satara just had some nice rain, light, but every drop counts :clap:
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:21 pm

We had some at Skukuza overnight and early this morning, and I got back to Malelane camp to see evidence that they had some too.
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Graham_5000 » Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:17 pm

Skukuza got 5mm I hear.

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:21 pm

Today we had a real feel.of 46 in Letaba. There is a huge thunder cloud overhead .. :pray:
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Mon Feb 22, 2016 5:51 am

Overcast with some 'mizzle' here this morning.
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:00 pm

There was some light overnight and early morning rain
in the Mopani area, welcome but more needed
There are still heavy clouds around so always hopeful.

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by TheRealShamwari » Fri Feb 26, 2016 6:11 am

Friends have a farm on the Olifants, close to Hoedspruit and had 80mm is a very short space of time.

Looking at the Orpen cam, it rained beautifully all over :D :D :clap: :clap: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Feb 26, 2016 7:49 am

Letaba had a light shower during the night, nothing more sadly.
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Tessa G » Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:15 am

It looks as if Orpen area had some good showers if I go by what I saw on the webcams last night and the pools of water at the waterhole this morning. :thumbs_up:
Really hope it moved across to the Satara area as well. :pray:
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:20 pm

There was lovely rain on Saturday around the Shingwedzi area but still very dry in the Letaba area with little or no grazing. V

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by RemiE » Wed Mar 02, 2016 3:19 pm

Today we drove from Crocodile Bridge to Letaba, and sadly I have to say it is bone dry with almost no grazing the entire way. Its a sad sight by all means. Letaba is scorching at the moment
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by Graham_5000 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 3:30 pm

That's sad to hear. The difference between granite and basalt areas is huge from what I can tell - especially in the south. Grazers will have a tough few months I fear.

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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by hilda » Sun Mar 06, 2016 5:57 pm

Rain would be most welcome here in Kruger! When we booked in at Crocodile Bridge at 16:00 this afternoon, it was 40°C, and not a cloud in the sky. :whistle:
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Re: Rain in Kruger

Unread post by impyim » Mon Mar 07, 2016 12:55 am

Goodness Hilda that's awfully hot (even by Aussie standards) - but its the "not a cloud in the sky" that's so sad. :( Lets hope the forecast rain arrives !!!!!!!


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