Climate

Mauritius shuts airspace as Tropical Cyclone Freddy readies to land on the island.

– Tropical cyclone Freddy triggered a warning class III on the Indian Ocean island, with weather conditions expected to deteriorate further on Monday afternoon 20th  February. Harare – Tropical Cyclone Freddy forced the Mauritius government to close it’s International Airport on Monday 20th  February, as it approached the Indian Ocean island. At least 18 flights including a […]

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Cut-off low pressure associated with imminent heavy rains in Zimbabwe

– there will be abundant moisture in the upper levels plus the influence of the ITCZ at the surface hence the county will see rainfall for days, MSD officials explained. John Cassim HARARE – The Meteorological Services Department in Zimbabwe (MSD) has warned the country is expected to receive heavy rains from Thursday 16th February owing

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Power generation on Lake Kariba remains suppressed despite an increase of water inflow

– flows of water recorded at Vic Falls Gauging Station increases from 1.192 cubic meters per second same date last year, to 1600 cubic meters per second on February 16 this year.  – a recovery from 489 cubic meters per second on 1st January 2023 to 1538 cubic meters on 16th February 2023, was recorded at Chavuma

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Thunderous wet spell continues: Meteorological Services Department warns

John Cassim HARARE The Meteorological Services Department (MSD) weather report and forecast issued on Monday 13 February 2023 PREAMBLE THE humid conditions over the country caused scattered thunderstorms in areas mainly in the Eastern half of Zimbabwe while the rest of the country (Midlands, Mashonaland West and both Matabeleland Provinces) had partly cloudy conditions with

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