Start of March to May rainfall average to above average in most areas
Rainfall remains well below-average during peak rainy season in the Horn of Africa
Africa Weather Hazards
Light, uneven rainfall since late February has resulted in moderate to locally strong moisture deficits in many parts of southern South Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, southern Somalia, and northern Tanzania.
Stressed (IPC Phase 2) outcomes likely to persist in northeastern Tanzania
Stressed (IPC Phase 2) outcomes are expected to persist through September among poor households in northeastern Tanzania. Near total crop failure during the October to December Vuli season in these areas and above-average staple food prices are currently lowering food access. Only minimal improvement in food security is expected in July with the arrival of the Masika harvest, as production is expected to be below average.