Heavy rainfall, floods predicted for southern Zambia

The Zambia Meteorological Department (ZMD) is predicting heavy rains and floods in the southern and western parts of Zambia. The forecast comes as the 2 regions recover from a long dry-spell that has seen damage to crops. “The pattern of heavy rainfall and floods is likely to persist into the…

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South Africa’s 2018 grape harvest “resilient” despite drought

The 2017/’18 grape harvest has remained “resilient” with production volumes stabilising despite facing the worst drought in decades, says South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) says. In an update issued on 5 February, SATI Communications Manager Clayton Swart said the 4th crop estimate for the 2017/’18 season shows that, at…

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FEWSNET predicts recovery for SA’s maize triangle

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET) says the late-planted crop in the South Africa’s (SA) maize triangle is more likely to recover following above-average rains over the region since the last week of January. In its latest Weather Hazards Bulletin for the period between 2 and 8 February, FEWSNET…

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