Somalia Rainfall Forecast - Issued: 19 May 2017

The northern parts of the country and coastal areas in the south will continue to receive light rains in the next three days (Map 1).

The rainfall forecast for the coming week (Map – 2) is pointing towards heavy rains in Nugaal, South of Sool and north of Mudug regions. Other regions in the north will receive light to moderate rains. The upper parts of Ethiopian highlands and southern coastal areas of Somalia are expected to receive moderate rains. Little or no rains are expected in central and inland southern regions of the country during the forecast period.

Users are advised that this is a forecast and at times there may be discrepancies between forecast and actual amounts of rainfall received. The forecast, observed river levels and rainfall amounts are updated on a daily basis and can be found on this link: