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Zimbabwe Weather Report & Forecast: 15 To 17 May 2022

Zimbabwe Weather Report & Forecast: 15 To 17 May 2022

The weather report and forecast issued by the Meteorological Services Department in conjunction with the Department of Civil Protection.

ZIMBABWE EVENING WEATHER REPORT AND FORECAST ISSUED AT 1600 HRS ON SUNDAY 15 MAY 2022 VALID UNTIL TUESDAY 17 MAY 2022.

PREAMBLE

Clear skies and cool morning conditions prevailed across the country. It became windy and mild with brief cloud periods in Matabeleland South, Masvingo, southern parts of Midlands, and Manicaland provinces in the afternoon. The remaining provinces were mostly sunny and mild with a fresh breeze.

FORECAST FOR TOMORROW, MONDAY 16 MAY 2022

Windy, cool, and cloudy morning conditions with a chance of light drizzle are forecast in Matabeleland south, south of Midlands, Masvingo, and Manicaland provinces.

All other areas should be mostly sunny and warm in the afternoon. It should be cold in the morning.

IMPACTS

  • Ground frost is probable in areas such as Matopos, Kezi, Nyanga and Chivhu.
  • Veldt fires tend to be rampant during this period and can destroy vast tracts of land and property as well as pose a threat to human and animal life.
  • A decrease in temperature affects the body’s health, with common colds, influenza and fever, as well as asthma, being common. It may affect animals (pets and livestock) and plants too.

ACTIONS TO TAKE

  • Construct fireguards that are at least 9 metres wide and free from any debris or combustible matter (anything that can burn).
  • It is illegal to start veldt fire/uncontrolled burning of open fields.
  • Farmers in areas prone to ground frost should undertake frost prevention measures such as overhead irrigation of crops.
  • Poultry producers should note that broilers are sensitive to temperature variations and therefore need to be checked regularly and adjustments made.
  • Dress appropriately to keep warm and ensure that vulnerable members of society are kept warm.

FORECAST OF TOMORROW’S WEATHER IN HOLIDAY RESORTS

  • Victoria Falls: Sunny and warm (Temperatures – 11/28)
  • Kariba: Sunny and warm – (Temperatures – 14/28)
  • Great Zimbabwe: Windy with brief cloudy in the morning (Temperatures – 07/21)
  • Nyanga: Windy with brief cloudy in the morning (Temperatures – 07/15)
  • Vumba: Windy with brief cloudy in the morning (Temperatures – 08/20)
  • Matopos: Windy with brief cloudy in the morning (Temperatures – 08/22)
  • Chimanimani: Windy with brief cloudy in the morning (Temperatures – 07/20)

WEATHER FORECAST FOR TUESDAY 17 MAY 2022:

It is expected to be cloudy, windy, and cool in the morning with a slight chance of drizzle over the southern provinces namely Matabeleland South, Masvingo, and Manicaland provinces.

Other provinces should be partly cloudy and cool in the morning becoming warm in the afternoon.

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