Global Weather Hazards Summary: November 30 - December 06, 2018

Report
from Famine Early Warning System Network
Published on 06 Dec 2018 View Original

Abnormal dryness develops in Angola, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Delayed seasonal rainfall and erratic precipitation in the last two months has caused dryness across Ethiopia, southern Somalia, and Kenya.

  2. Poorly distributed precipitation since September and high daytime temperatures have caused early season drought in South Africa and Lesotho.

  3. Consecutive weeks of poor rainfall has caused dryness across central and western Madagascar.

  4. Inconsistent and below-normal rainfall has expanded dryness in Angola, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and South Africa.