Namibian river reaches ocean for first time in 11 years

Swakop River in Namibia has spilled into the Atlantic Ocean for the first time in 11 years, following heavy rains.

Armed with smartphones and cameras, people gathered at the mouth of the river on Wednesday to witness the rare occurrence:

The Swakop River dries up in the Namib Desert except in extreme rainy seasons when it flows into the ocean. It last flowed into the Atlantic in April 2011.

Source: bbc

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