Global Weather Hazards Summary April 29 – May 05, 2022
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Abnormal dryness and drought conditions
persist in the Horn of Africa and parts of Southern Africa due to poor rainfall
Despite a recent increase of rainfall,
drought persists in southern Madagascar.
Abnormally dry conditions persist across
southern Mozambique, much of Zimbabwe, and parts of northern Botswana.
Inconsistent rainfall since late December
2021 worsened dry conditions and led to drought in parts of southern Angola and
Erratic and poor rainfall distribution led
to abnormal dryness across several parts of eastern Africa. Longer periods of
dryness resulted in drought conditions in northeastern Ethiopia, northeastern
Kenya, and southern Somalia.
Source: Famine Early Warning System Network