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26 Nov 2014 description
  • Scattered moderate to heavy rains observed in southern Somalia and eastern Kenya.

  • Below-average rains persist in central Angola, southern Zambia, and eastern South Africa.

1) Low and poorly distributed seasonal “Deyr” rains have led to strengthening moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout several local areas in southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and coastal Tanzania. Recent rains have relieved dryness over most parts, but rainfall deficits have persisted over many localized areas.

26 Nov 2014 description

There will be a reduction of rainfall activities in the Ethiopian highlands and  the southern parts of the country  in the coming three days. The northern parts of Somalia are not expected to receive any rains during the  same period.

25 Nov 2014 description

During the week ending on 24 November 2014, there was an increase of rainfall activites within the Juba and Sha‐ belle river basins inside Somalia with most stations recording moderate to heavy rains. Bardheere in Gedo region recorded a total of 229mm in three consecuƟve days. There were isolated cases of localised flooding in Baidoa, Belet Hawac and Bardheere environs following heavy rains.

25 Nov 2014 description

This bulletin provides summary of 10 days (Dekadal) observed rainfall in Somalia

During the second Dekad of November 2014 (11th – 20th November), there were reduced rainfall activities in the northern parts of Somalia with the exception of the north eastern coastal areas which received moderate rains. Many parts in the south received light to moderate rains in the same period. Below is a brief summary of the rainfall situaƟon by region for this dekad.

24 Nov 2014 description

Moderate to heavy rains are expected in most parts of south and central Somalia as well as in the Ethiopian highlands in the coming three days. The northern parts of Somalia may receive light or no rains during the forecast period.

22 Nov 2014 description

Slow start to seasonal rainfall continues in Angola and Zambia, dryness remains in Somalia, Kenya, and Tanzania

  1. Low and poorly distributed seasonal Deyr rains have led to growing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout several local areas of southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and coastal Tanzania. The persistence of below-average rainfall in November is likely to reduce crop growth and limit the regeneration of pasture.

21 Nov 2014 description

Moderate to heavy rains are expected in most parts of south and central Somalia as well as in the Ethiopian highlands in the coming three days. The northern parts of Somalia may receive light rains during the forecast period.

20 Nov 2014 description

Moderate to heavy rains are expected in most parts of south and central Somalia as well as in the Ethiopian highlands in the coming three days. The northern parts of Somalia may receive light rains during the forecast period.

19 Nov 2014 description
  • A short period of increased rains helped to relieve many anomalously dry areas in the Greater Horn.

  • Strengthening moisture deficits continue throughout parts of northern Angola and eastern Zambia.

1) Low and poorly distributed seasonal “Deyr” rains have led to strengthening moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout several local areas in southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and coastal Tanzania. The persistence of drier than average rainfall in November is likely to negatively affect crop and pastoral areas in the region.

17 Nov 2014 description

Light to moderate rains are expected in parts of south and central Somalia as well as in the Ethiopian highlands in the coming three days. Only a few pockets in the northern parts are expected to receive rains during the same period.

14 Nov 2014 description

Poor rainfall leads to abnormal dryness in parts of East Africa; slow start to seasonal rainfall in Angola, Zambia

  1. Low and poorly distributed seasonal Deyr rains have led to growing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout several local areas of southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and coastal Tanzania. The persistence of below-average rainfall in November is likely to reduce crop growth and limit the regeneration of pasture.

12 Nov 2014 description
  • Despite a small increase in moisture during the last week, many areas in the Greater Horn remain anomalously dry.

  • Suppressed seasonal rains lead to strengthening moisture deficits across several regions in southern Africa.

11 Nov 2014 description

This bulletin provides summary of 10 days (Dekadal) observed rainfall in Somalia

During the first Dekad of November 2014 (1st – 10th November), there were reduced rainfall activities in the northern parts of Somalia. Many parts in the south received light to moderate rains in the same period. Below is a brief summary of the rainfall situation by region for this dekad.

10 Nov 2014 description

There will be a general reduction of rainfall activities inside Somalia in the coming three days.

08 Nov 2014 description
  1. Low and poorly distributed seasonal Deyr rains have led to growing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout several local areas of southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and coastal Tanzania. The persistence of below-average rainfall in November is likely to reduce crop growth and limit the regeneration of pasture.

  2. Consistently above-average rainfall across parts of eastern Ethiopia have caused flooding downstream along the Juba and Shabelle River Basins in southern Somalia. Continued rainfall is expected to result in additional flooding.

06 Nov 2014 description

Moderate rains are expected in many parts of South Somalia, and in the Ethiopian highlands where the Juba and Shaballe rivers originate. Most of the Central Somalia and the northern parts of the country are expected to remain dry in the coming three days.