Global Weather Hazards Summary: October 14 - 20, 2016

from Famine Early Warning System Network
Published on 14 Oct 2016 View Original

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average seasonal rainfall and persistent moisture deficits in the region have negatively impacted developing crops across parts of the eastern Oromia and SNNP provinces of Ethiopia.
  2. There is a potential for increased number of locusts migrating from the Arabian Peninsula which may negatively impact cropping activities.
  3. Increasing locust density over northwestern and southern Mauritania since mid-September heightens the risks for an outbreak, according to recent Food and Agriculture Organization locust watch.

Central Asia Weather Hazards

No hazards posted.

Central America and the Caribbean Weather Hazard

No hazards posted.