2013 Rainy Season Overview West and Central Africa, 11 September 2013
2013 has been a less damaging rainy season vis-à-vis floods and agricultural implications than 2012.
323,396 people have been affected by floods this rainy season.
30,445 people been displaced by floods this rainy season.
At least 34,000 Hectares of agricultural land have been destroyed by floods.
Delays in onset of the rainy season likely to have impact on agricultural yields unless rainfall increases in the next month.
30-day rain deficits recorded in Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Togo and Benin.
Damaging floods have occurred in nine countries in the region, most recently in Benin, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Senegal.