The weather report and forecast issued by the Meteorological Services Department in conjunction with the Department of Civil Protection at 4 PM on Sunday 20 November 2022 valid until Tuesday 22 November 2022:
Morning cloudy and windy conditions were experienced in Matabeleland South, Masvingo, and southern parts of Manicaland.
The remaining parts of the country were mostly sunny and hot throughout the day. Winds were generally light and variable.
FORECAST FOR TOMORROW, MONDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2022
The southern provinces (Matabeleland South, southern parts of Midlands, Masvingo, and Manicaland) are expected to start off cloudy. It should be mostly sunny and hot in the afternoon.
Areas along the central watershed are anticipated to be partly cloudy with a possibility of isolated afternoon showers in Harare Metropolitan, Mashonaland East, and northern parts of Manicaland Provinces.
It should be mostly sunny and hot in Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland West, and Matabeleland North provinces.
- Hot daytime conditions can affect the health of vulnerable members of society and all other persons if exposure to direct sunlight is for an extended period of time.
- Evapotranspiration tends to increase during periods with less rainfall and cloud cover, this increases moisture stress on young plants and tender shoots.
ACTIONS TO TAKE
- When outdoors, on the farm, or performing other outdoor activities for extended periods of time; please wear a sunhat or be under an umbrella to protect against direct sunlight.
- Keep hydrated by drinking adequate amounts of water.
- Please monitor soil moisture and moisture stress in young/tender plants and irrigate where necessary.
WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2022
Moisture that is expected to be advected into the country from the west should cause cloudy conditions in most of Matabeleland, and Mashonaland West Provinces with a chance of thunder-showers.