Somalia Rainfall Forecast - Issued: 28 March 2018

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The last few days saw light rains in some parts of northern and southern regions in the country.

The three days (Map 1) rainfall forecast is pointing towards minimal rains with light showers expected in a few pockets of Sool, Gedo, Middle Juba and the southern coastal areas. 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: