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clearing shower
Algiers  12/17 
mostly sunny
Cairo  10/22 
mostly sunny
Cape Town  17/25 
Casablanca  13/16 
mostly sunny
showers
Harare  17/26 
drizzle
Johannesburg  15/21 
possible shower
Lagos  23/36 
mostly cloudy
Nairobi  18/25 
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Namibia Weather Forecasts for Friday

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Weather News

Flooded Carpentaria only slowly drying out

10:48 EDT

Queensland's Carpentaria is still flooding due to a stubborn Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred and will only slowly dry out as the system moves away.

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.