The Meteorological Service Department (MSD) has announced that Tropical Depression Chalane has greatly weakened and is now passed.
In a statement (MSD) said they will, however, continue to monitor specific areas to assess the rainfalls and downstream effects, as significant rainfalls occurred along the path of the system. The update further read:
Typical amounts were 87mm (Tsholotsho), 69mm (Chivhu), 63 mm Lupane, 58 mm (Chikomba), 54 mm (Kwekwe) and 42 mm (Mutare). Light rains and windy conditions are projected.
We (MSD, DCP and ZINWA) will continue to monitor and advise accordingly for the safety of the public.
… the highest stage it reached was a tropical storm – it was not a Tropical Cyclone.