Global Weather Hazards Summary: October 4-10, 2019
Flooding is likely to continue in parts of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Sudan, and Nigeria
Southern Mauritania has been abnormally dry for the past three months. A poor start to seasonal rainfall does not indicate significant recovery by the end of the season.
Western Guinea and Sierra Leone have experienced flooding for the past two weeks. Above-average rainfall forecast to continue next week is likely to maintain saturated conditions.
Most of Darfur received near-average rainfall this week. Rainfall next week could cause flooding.
Parts of northeastern Ethiopia remain abnormally dry.
Northern and eastern parts of Nigeria received below-average rainfall providing relief to flooded areas. Heavy rainfall expected next week may trigger flooding.