Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook July 3 – July 9, 2014

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from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Published on 02 Jul 2014

Locally heavy rains caused flooding and damages to infrastructure in southern Nigeria.

Above-average rains were observed across southern Sudan.

1) Heavy and above-average rains since the beginning of June have oversaturated the grounds of Sierra Leone, Liberia, southern Guinea and western Cote D’Ivoire. With heavy downpours forecast during the next outlook period, the risk for new flooding across the region will be increased.