Sample Forecast for Africa

Precipitation anomaly Summary

Precipitation

March

The April rainfall forecast for Africa is highlighted by drier than normal conditions in southern Ethiopia, Kenya, the southern half of Somalia, the norther two thirds of Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda. Drier than normal conditions could also prevail in the coastal and western sections of Gabon, Republic of the Congo and Angola (Cabinda) as well as southeast Botswana and eastern South Africa and Lesotho and Swaziland and southern Mozambique plus northern Morocco. Wetter than normal areas include Much of the area south of the Sahel from Guinea to northwest Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and most of Angola and the northern half of Zambia across to southern Tanzania, Malawi and northern Mozambique and Madagascar. The rest of the continent should be near normal.

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