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  BE WISE, BE WEATHERWISE  

Wednesday 29 March 2017

 WEATHER SYSTEM AND EXPECTED RESULTS:

Easterly air mass will be dominant over Malawi. Expect cloudy weather conditions with heavy thunderstorms mainly over northern Malawi.

Flash floods safety tips: Never drive through a flooded road or bridge. Back up and try a different route. In many cases, it takes far less than 30cm of water to incapacitate a vehicle. It may stall, leaving you stranded, and depending on the level of water, you may not be able to open a door.

 
SHIRE VALLEY:

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

 

Partly cloudy during morning. Generally hot in the afternoon.

Forecast Temperatures: Ngabu Min. 23oC and Max.31oC

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS:

(Shire highlands, Kirk Range up to Dedza)

Partly cloudy in the morning with few showers during the afternoon.

Forecast Temperatures: Blantyre Min 17oC and Max. 26oC

CENTRAL AREAS: 

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

Expect rainy weather during morning.  Mostly cloudy with thundery  showers in the afternoon

Forecast Temperatures: Lilongwe Min 18oC and Max. 26oC

LAKESHORE AREAS:

(Areas along Lake Malawi)

Partly cloudy with few showers during morning. Expect Thunderstorms and rain showers over most areas in the afternoon. Expect Mwera wind over the lake.

Forecast Temperatures: Mangochi Min. 22oC and Max.28oC

NORTHERN AREAS: (All areas north of Mzimba)

Partly cloudy and mild during morning. Expect hot and partly cloudy conditions with scattered thundery showers in the afternoon.

Forecast Temperatures: Mzuzu Min. 18oC and Max. 26oC

WINDS IN MOST AREAS:

Winds:  Generally light to moderate south easterly but gusty in stormy areas

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