Normal rainfall amounts are expected over most parts of Malawi during the 2012/2013 rainfall season (DEPARTMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES)

Normal rainfall amounts are expected over most parts of Malawi during the 2012/2013 rainfall season (DEPARTMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES)

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17 December 2012
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Climate scientists from the National Meteorological Services within the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region, including Malawi, met from 13th to 22nd August 2012 in Harare, Zimbabwe. The aim of the meeting was to come up with a consensus forecast for the 2012/2013 rainfall season for the SADC region. This was presented to users at the Sixteenth Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-16) which took place from 23rd to 24th August 2012 at the same venue. The consensus rainfall forecast was prepared using national inputs with additional contributions from International Research Institute for Climate Prediction (IRI, USA), European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (ECMWF, UK), UK Met Office, SADC Climate Services Centre(CSC), Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC), and Climate Prediction Centre (CPC, USA). >> More

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