Presenting the 2018-19 rainfall season update, Meteorological Services Department (MSD) forecaster, Mrs Lucy Motsi said there is a 40 percent probability of the country receiving normal rainfall between January and March next year.
She also said there is also a 35 percent probability of Zimbabwe receiving below normal rainfall and a 25 percent chance of above normal rainfall within the three months period. Motsi said the normal to below normal rainfall pattern would vary from place to place. Said Motsi:
During the next three months — January to March 2019 (JFM) — for the whole country there is a 40 percent probability of rainfall amounts being in the normal category, a 35 percent probability of being below normal and a 25 percent chance of it being in the above normal category. Overall, normal to below normal accumulated rainfall totals are expected across the country.