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SADC Agromet Update Issue 2, 2015-2016

Mid-November SADC Agrometeorological Update, indicating the progress of the main rainfall/agricultural season in the SADC region. This issue's highlights include: 

  • Pre-agricultural-season rains absent in several parts of the region.
  • Slow and erratic onset of rains in eastern South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho increase pressure on water resources, livestock and crop agriculture.
  • Heavy mid-Nov rains expected to reduce dryness in south-eastern parts of the region.
  • Heavy rains fall in north-western Tanzania.
Organization(s): 
Southern African Development Community
Original Publication Date: 
23 Nov 2015
Document type: 
Situation Report
Theme(s): 
Climate
Environment
Information Management
Preparedness