Somalia Rainfall Forecast - Issued: 23 March 2018


The last 24 hours saw light to moderate rains in a few pockets of the southern and central regions of Somalia.

The three days (Map 1) rainfall forecast is pointing towards moderate rains in the southern regions and parts of Galduud and Muddug regions. The Ethiopian highlands may also receive moderate rains within the three days. The seven days (Map 2) rainfall forecast indicates increased rains both in the Ethiopian highland and southern regions of the country as the week progresses.

Given the rainfall forecast, the river levels are expected to continue rising gradually in the coming week with no risk of flooding along the Juba and Shabelle Rivers in Somalia.

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: