MSD Weather Report & Forecast: 27 To 29 March 2023
The weather report and forecast issued by the Meteorological Services Department in conjunction with the Department of Civil Protection at 4 PM on Monday 27 March 2023 valid until Wednesday 29 March 2023:
Cool and cloudy conditions with fresh southeasterly winds were experienced in the south and eastern parts of the country, that is; Matabeleland South, Masvingo and Manicaland while the rest of the country was partly cloudy and warmer.
Meanwhile, the high-pressure system that was responsible for the windy conditions is weakening thereby paving way for a cloud band in the south.
FORECAST FOR TOMORROW, TUESDAY 28 MARCH 2023
Partly cloudy conditions with scattered thunderstorms are expected in the northern parts of the country that is; Harare Metropolitan, All Mashonaland Provinces, Matabeleland North, the northern half of Midlands and the northern half of Manicaland.
The southern half ( Matabeleland South, Bulawayo Metropolitan, Masvingo, southern half of Midlands and the southern parts of Manicaland Provinces) should start of cool and cloudy becoming less cloudy and warm as the day progresses.
- Rain may affect outdoor activities
- Even when skies seem clear overhead, lightning remains a threat, as thunderstorm clouds may be near.
- Poultry producers should note that broilers are sensitive to temperature variations.
ACTIONS TO TAKE
- Avoid parking your vehicle under or near trees as tree branches/or entire tree trunks may fall.
- Avoid crossing rivers or streams on foot or in a vehicle; just 30cm depth of flowing water can sweep away large vehicles & bridges might have been washed away. Wait for the rain/flood water to subside.
- When lightning is visible or thunder audible, go indoors and avoid contact with water or metal objects.
WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY 29 MARCH 2023
Cloudy conditions coupled with isolated thunderstorms are expected in Matabeleland North Province and some parts of Midlands.
Partly conditions are expected in the northern parts of the country (All Mashonaland Provinces, Harare Metropolitan and the northern parts of Manicaland) with thunderstorms in places.
The southern areas (Matabeleland South, Masvingo and south of Manicaland) should start off cool becoming warm by afternoon.
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