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Namibia, a country in southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast. The country is home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population. The capital, Windhoek, and coastal town Swakopmund contain German colonial-era buildings such as Windhoek's Christuskirche, built in 1907. In the north, Etosha National Park’s salt pan draws game including rhinos and giraffes. ― Google

Capital: Windhoek

President: Hage Geingob

Population: 2.587 million (2021) World Bank

Currency: Namibian Dollar

Official language: English

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Namibia - Severe weather

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Severe weather, including heavy rainfall, and lightning were reported on 15 December across Namibia, resulting in casualties.

According to media, five people died in Ohangwena region in northern Namibia, after a lightning-related event. In Windhoek capital city (central Namibia) heavy rainfall caused floods, which inundated several parts of the city and resulted in damage to buildings and roads.

According to the Namibia Meteorological Service (METONA), 95.6 mm of rain was measured in Windhoek in 24 hours between 14-15 December. The Mean Total Rainfall for December is just over 30 mm according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

On 16-17 December, light to moderate rainfall is forecast over northern Namibia.

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