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Farmers in the North get more relief from good rains

Farmers in the North get more relief from good rains

Maria David

FARMERS affected by the prolonged drought in Namibia have found some relief in good rains that has been falling over large parts of the north over the past few days.

 

With heavy rains in the forecast for the next ten days it seems as if people and their stock animals that has had to endure extreme hardship will now be able to pull through.

 

 

Rainwater started to gather in the oshanas of the north after sporadic showers over the past few weeks in areas where people were still digging wells by hand to get to life sustaining water.

 

The Omusati, Oshana, Ohangwena and Oshikoto Regions received good rainfall since Sunday.

 

With more rains predicted the relief from the heavens had residents of the regions and especially farmers rejoicing at the prospect of a good planting season ahead.

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