West Africa Seasonal Monitor: August 30, 2019
Average to above-average and well distributed rainfall over most of the region increased flood risks
August’s above average rainfall (Figure 1) has brought needed relief in the western part of the Sahel.
Characterized by a good time distribution over most of the region (Figure 2) August rainfall has resulted in favorable moisture conditions for both crops and pastures.
August’s mostly above average and well distributed rainfall has resulted in increased flood risk (Figure 3).