Sunday 03 January 2010
• 10mm rain measured.
Thursday 10 December
• Garden Route Dam up from 22% (Monday) to 23.8%.
Sunday 5 December / Monday 6 December
• 50mm rain measured at dam.
• 31mm rain measured at airport.
The towns of George, Knysna, Mossel Bay and Plettenberg Bay have been declared Disaster Areas due to the current drought. The Southern Cape has experienced the lowest recorded rainfall in history. (Records date back 132 years.) Rainfall to date for 2009 is +- 40% of the annual average.