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                                                                                                         VALID:  19 to 23 April 2019                                                                                                        

HIGHLIGHTS

  •   Rain to persist over the north

  • Mainly partly cloudy with isolated showers...
     

MALAWI'S WEATHER FOR THE PAST TWO DAYS   

It was mainly partly cloudy with isolated showers over more areas while heavy rain was experienced over most of the lakeshore and northern areas.
The following rainfall (mm) with more than 10mm, were recorded as follows:
17th April 2019:
South: Nyachilenda Agri 90.5, MUST 78.8, Mwatapwata EPA 47.8, Chichiri 39.4, Supuni 24.5,
North: Kafukule 26.1, Visenthe 23.5, Njuyu 10.0
18th April 2019:
North: Chintheche 80.1, Chesamu 59.3, Kambenene 39.9, Liuzi 38.5, Chikwina 32.8, Nkhunga 24.7, Usisya 17.5, Nkhatabay Met 13.7, Kaporo EPA 12.5, Kawalazi Tea 10.0

SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL WEATHER ANALYSIS    

Easterly waves  are expected  to be predominant over Malawi.

 WEATHER FORECAST FOR MALAWI

 Expect partly cloudy conditions with isolated thunderstorms over the central  and southern part of Malawi and heavy rain to continue over more areas over the north.

 

SHIRE VALLEY:

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

Partly cloudy with chance of thunder showers during the forecast period.

Forecast Temperatures: Ngabu Min.24oC and Max.32oC

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS:

(Shire highlands, Kirk Range up to Dedza)

Partly cloudy with isolated thunder showers during the forecast period.

Forecast Temperatures: Blantyre Min.16oC and Max 26oC

CENTRAL AREAS:

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

Partly cloudy with isolated thunder showers in the afternoon during the forecast period.

Forecast Temperatures: Lilongwe Min.15oC and Max.26oC

LAKESHORE AREAS:

(Areas along Lake Malawi; Salima, Nkhotakota, NkhataBay, Karonga, Mangochi )

Warm to hot conditions with scattered heavy thunderstorms mainly over the north during the forecast period.

Forecast Temperatures: Mangochi Min.21oC and Max.32oC

NORTHERN AREAS:

(All areas north of Mzimba except Lake Shore)

Cloudy conditions with scattered thunder  showers during the forecast period..

Forecast Temperatures: Mzuzu Min.16oC and Max.24oC

WINDS IN MOST AREAS:

Generally light easterly often with gusty winds in stormy areas.

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