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                                                                                                         VALID: 18 to 22 December 2018                                                                                                         

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Expect locally heavy rain and thunderstorms ...

  • Slight increase in daytime temperatures...

ADVISORY: Watch out for flash floods and never attempt to cross flooded or fast flowing rivers or streams.

MALAWI'S WEATHER FOR THE PAST TWO DAYS   

More areas experienced heavy rain and thunderstorms over the past two days. On 16th December 2018 heavy rains recorded in Millimeters(mm) were as follows: Bembeke 92.3, Nyungwe 44.0, Mimosa 34.0, Ngabu 32.5, Ulaha 31.6, Chintheche 30.2mm of
rainfall among other places. On 17th December 2018 heavy rains recorded in Millimeters(mm) as follows: Kasinthula 84.8, Njalayamkhunda 60.5, Ngabu 53.5,Chintheche 50.5, Mpemba 50.2, Chisenga 48, Chichiri 47.5, Mlare 46.6, Chamama
42.2, Malosa Agriculture 40.5mm of rainfall among other places..

 SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL WEATHER ANALYSIS    

A rain belt  is expected to remain active over Malawi during the forecast period.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR MALAWI 

Expect   locally heavy thunderstorms and rain over the country often accompanied by gusty winds.

SHIRE VALLEY:

(Areas along Shire river, Lakes Chilwa and Chiuta Valleys)

Hot and cloudy with isolated thunderstorms and rain during the forecast period.

Forecast Temperatures: Ngabu Min. 23oC and Max. 33oC

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS:

(Shire highlands, Kirk Range up to Dedza)

Expect warm conditions with thunderstorms and rain which will be locally heavy at times.

Forecast Temperatures: Blantyre Min.16oC and Max.27oC

CENTRAL AREAS:

(Lilongwe, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Kasungu and part of Mzimba District)

Warm and cloudy with thunderstorms and rain over more areas.

 Forecast Temperatures: Lilongwe Min.16oC and Max.25oC

LAKESHORE AREAS:

(Areas along Lake Malawi)

Expect cloudy conditions with locally thunderstorms and rain during the forecast period.

 Forecast Temperatures: Mangochi Min.22oC and Max.30oC

NORTHERN AREAS:

(All areas north of Mzimba)

Expect locally heavy rain and thunderstorms.

Forecast Temperatures: Mzuzu Min.15oC and Max.24oC

WINDS IN MOST AREAS:

 Generally light and variable often with gusty winds in stormy areas.

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