-As the rainy season for 2017 draws to a close, the Namibia water utility says dams countrywide have on average twice the amount of water they had this time last year.
-Many residential houses at Katima Mulilo were flooded - following good rains received at the town, since December.
-The water level of the Okavango River is rising.
-Widespread and copious amounts of rain brought much-needed relief to Namibians who were suffering under very hot conditions.
Good rain showers are expected in most parts of Namibia as from Tuesday next week.
Crop producers are hoping for rain as the planting season draws closer.
While many welcomed the first rains experienced in 2016 at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi Region, some families were left destitute.
Increased chances of normal to above-normal rainfall are expected for Namibia from October to March 2017. Nampa reports that the SADC Secretariat has issued a statement after the 20th Annual Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum.
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