Signs in nature


Signs in nature are observations that local people use to predict upcoming conditions. They can forecast local weather events by interpreting the behaviour and conditions of plants, animals, insects and meteorological and astronomical phenomena (such as wind, rain, stars and the moon).

Recorded data

Recorded data from Lambani (Luvuvhu River basin) and Mokwakwaila (Letaba River basin) are found here

Interpretation of the signs from rain season 2013-14

To be updated.

Interpretation of the signs from rain season 2014-15

One observation was that there were more bush fires. TO be updated.


Please report your findings from the interviews in Mokwakwaila (Greater Lethaba) and Lambani (Luvuvhu) regions below.