ZIMBABWE EVENING WEATHER REPORT AND FORECAST ISSUED AT 1600 HRS ON SUNDAY 31 OCTOBER VALID UNTIL TUESDAY 02 NOVEMBER 2021.
Moisture from the northwest of Zimbabwe resulted in widespread thunderstorms across the country.
The highest rainfall was in West Nicholson (10mm) yesterday; this was due to more moisture being fed into the country from the southeast.
Consequently, early this morning it was cloudy over the south-eastern districts of the country, namely Mwenezi, Beitbridge, Chiredzi and Chipinge Districts. However, by noon it became mostly sunny and hot countrywide.
FORECAST FOR TOMORROW MONDAY 01 NOVEMBER 2021.
It should be mostly sunny in all areas across the country with a chance of isolated thunderstorms over high ground. Mild in the morning, becoming hot by afternoon.
- Lightning is a major risk during this period
- Strong winds may be destructive in places
- High afternoon temperatures may lead to exhaustion.
- Hot daytime conditions may lead to dehydration
- Mosquitoes proliferate during this season.
ACTIONS TO TAKE
- Stay indoors during thunderstorms.
- If outdoors do not shelter under isolated trees or shed.
- If no shelter is available try to couch as low as possible with only your toes touching the ground.
- Keep hydrated during the day by drinking adequate amounts of water.
- Avoid staying in the sun between 11.00 and 15.00 hours when it is hottest.
- Wear sunscreen when engaged in outdoor activities if possible.
- Persons in Malaria prone areas should take necessary precautions (insecticide spraying,
applying mosquito repellents, sleeping under mosquito nets).
- When thunder roars, go indoors.
- COVID is still a potential threat, stay safe, mask up, get vaccinated.
WEATHER FORECAST FOR TUESDAY 02 NOVEMBER 2021
Scattered thunderstorms and partly cloudy conditions are expected in all Matabeleland Provinces, Bulawayo Metropolitan Province and parts of Midlands Province as moisture drift into the country from Botswana. All other areas should be mostly sunny.
It should be mild in the morning becoming hot by day.
PRODUCED BY: The Meteorological Services Department