Global Weather Hazards Summary: November 9 - 15, 2018

Report
from Famine Early Warning System Network
Published on 15 Nov 2018 View Original

Dryness remains in the Greater Horn of Africa, and early season dryness is observed in southern Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Delayed seasonal rainfall followed by modest precipitation has increased dryness in Ethiopia, the Jubba and Shabelle River basins of Somalia, and Kenya.

  2. Poorly distributed precipitation in the last two months coupled with high daytime temperatures has resulted in abnormal early season dryness across southern Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho.

  3. Several consecutive weeks of poor rainfall has led to abnormal dryness across central and western Madagascar.