According to the Meteorological Services Of Zimbabwe, it will be sunny in most parts of the country except for parts of Matabeleland and parts of Mashonaland Provinces. Below is the update that was published by the MSD:
ZIMBABWE EVENING WEATHER REPORT AND FORECAST ISSUED AT 1600 HRS ON SATURDAY 20 MARCH 2021 VALID UNTIL MONDAY 22 MARCH 2021
The influence of a weak cloud band over the western parts of the country resulted in isolated thunderstones in Matabeleland north and south provinces with 10 mm (Victoria falls) being the only notable rainfall figure recorded this morning. It still remains relatively moist over the western and northern provinces: therefore
FORECAST FOR TOMORROW SUNDAY 21 MARCH 2021:
Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South and all Mashonaland Provinces should be partly cloudy and warm with a chance of isolated afternoon thundershowers. The rest of the provinces should be mostly sunny and warm though mild in the morning.
- Lightning can still strike from a distant cloud. when skies above you are mostly blue and cloudless (This is commonly called a ”bolt from the blue”).
- Hot daytime conditions may lead to dehydration
- Crops might show signs of moisture stress
- Remember when you are close enough to hear thunder less than 30 seconds after you see lightning then you are close enough to get struck. It is safer to seek shelter in a closed building when this occurs.
- Keep hydrated, drink adequate amounts of water daily.
- Poultry producers should note that broilers are sensitive to temperature variations and therefore need to be checked regularly and adjustment made.
- Farmer with crops that still need significant amounts of water should plan with irrigation in mind.
NB: Pfumvudza plots are easy to irrigate even by hand.
The report also listed temperatures for popular holiday resorts and destinations: