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WATCH: Biggest floods of the Zambezi hits Victoria Falls and Kariba

by Bhejani Trust
31 Mar 2020 at 14:52hrs | Views
The floodwaters of the Zambezi have hit Victoria Falls and Kariba - the river has risen quickly and the lake is starting to fill.

This is the biggest flood since 1977/78, which is the biggest flood since records started in the sixties. However, there is now a second wave coming through Chavuma (on the Angola/Zambia border) which looks as big as the first wave. The difference is the Barotse flood plain is now full and this wave will sweep over it.

All the water will be channelled through to the Falls and into Kariba. I predict this will be the biggest flood since the Kariba Dam wall floods of 1958. Kariba will probably fill.

The sad news is with this disastrous Covid-19, there will only be a few locals to witness what will be one of the greatest shows put on by the Zambezi!!

Source - Bhejani Trust