New Weather Radar for Skukuza

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New Weather Radar for Skukuza

Post by Richprins » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:01 am

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The @SAWeatherService today launched a RADAR in Skukuza which extends to 200 km radius, covering Mpumalanga Lowveld, southern Limpopo, southern Mozambique and Swaziland.
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Re: New Weather Radar for Skukuza

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:20 am

Another construction 0*\ Was this really necessary :-?
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Re: New Weather Radar for Skukuza

Post by Richprins » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:22 am

Ja that's fine, Lis! Plenty weather data comes from Kruger, and less chance of it getting stolen! \O
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Re: New Weather Radar for Skukuza

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:26 am

"Getting stolen" what?
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Re: New Weather Radar for Skukuza

Post by RogerFraser » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:28 am

O** Yes I recon it is probably a good development given the number of floods and damage (plus the climate change) over the last few decades maybe now they will be a little better prepared and as R.P. Says it should be fairly secure from human vandals ...

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Re: New Weather Radar for Skukuza

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:35 am

Do you really think that this will help to predict floods and other disasters?
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Re: New Weather Radar for Skukuza

Post by RogerFraser » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:46 am

:yes: as long as it is working properly and maintained O** - it will assist them to monitor various weather formations these would include not just the major Hurricanes that occur but there has been allot of severe weather event locally such as damaging hail storms ,sever lightning storms etc .Early warning may assist some to take cover and be prepared . I had personal experiance of a sever storm earlier this year when working in the area getting stuck on the wrong side of flooded bridges on the way to the airport and am sure the farmers ,air transport and industries would benefit from it.

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Re: New Weather Radar for Skukuza

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:49 am

If this is the case then they had better get a professional meteorologist, if not it is no good.
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