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                                                                                                         VALID:  19  to 23 October 2018                                                                                                         

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Isolated rain and thunderstorms to persist...

  • Expect strong winds in stormy areas and over the lake...

  • A drop in daytime temperature by Sunday...  

MALAWI'S WEATHER FOR THE PAST TWO DAYS   

Warm and unstable easterly air mass will continue influencing weather over the country followed by a convergence of cool and moist southerly and warm easterly air masses by Sunday until the end of forecast period.

 SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL WEATHER ANALYSIS   

Expect warm to hot and partly cloudy conditions with isolated rain and thunderstorms associated with strong winds over more areas with a drop in daytime temperatures by Sunday.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR MALAWI 

Expect it to be very hot and partly cloudy in more areas with occurrence of isolated rain and thunderstorms accompanied by strong winds particularly during late hours of morning and the afternoon.

SHIRE VALLEY:

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

Very hot and partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mild at night and during morning

Forecast Temperatures: Ngabu Min. 23oC and Max 36oC

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS:

(Shire highlands, Kirk Range up to Dedza)

Warm and partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain. Mild to cool at night and during morning.

Forecast Temperatures: Blantyre Min.15oC and Max.30oC

CENTRAL AREAS:

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

Hot and partly cloudy with isolated rain showers with thunderstorms. Mild to cool and partly cloudy at night and during morning.

Forecast Temperatures: Lilongwe Min.14oC and Max.29oC

LAKESHORE AREAS:

(Areas along Lake Malawi)

Hot and partly cloudy with isolated thundery showers. Mild to cool at night and during morning.

WARNING: North easterly winds (Mpoto) continue blowing over Lake Malawi. Therefore, fishermen and all lake users should watch out and take reasonable action to avoid accidents.

Forecast Temperatures: Mangochi Min. 20oC and Max.35oC

NORTHERN AREAS:

(All areas north of Mzimba)

Hot and partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms and rain showers. Cool at night and during morning.

Forecast Temperatures: Mzuzu Min. 14oC and Max.28oC

WINDS IN MOST AREAS:

Generally  easterly often with gusty winds in stormy areas.

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