Zimbabwe Floods Situation Report (as at 27 February 2017, 1100 hours)


A. Weather Outlook: 27 to 28 February 2017

Places forecast to receive rainfall are parts of Masvingo, Matebeleland South, Midlands, and western parts of the country.

A. Meteorological Services Department

It is forecast to be wet, humid and warm across the country with some localised heavier downpours mainly concentrated along the watershed and over high ground.

Please note: Flooding remains a potential threat in all areas.

B. Zimbabwe Hydrological Update as at 27 February 2017

There is still risk of flooding in the country as most parts are still receiving heavy rainfall activities. Furthermore the situation is compounded by the fact that the ground is saturated and most of the rainfall being received is being converted to runoff. The highlights of the River flows are shown in the table below.