ZIMBABWE EVENING WEATHER REPORT AND FORECAST ISSUED AT 1600 HRS ON TUESDAY 08 JUNE 2021 VALID UNTIL THURSDAY 10 JUNE 2021.
It was mostly cloudy this morning over Harare Metropolitan, Mashonaland East, Manicaland, into the eastern parts of Midlands and Masvingo Provinces with light drizzle in areas such as West Nicholson, Zvishavane, Masvingo, Marondera, Mukandi and Nyanga.
Only Belvedere reported slight ground frost while the rest of the country experienced scattered clouds and cool morning conditions.
FORECAST FOR TOMORROW WEDNESDAY 09 JUNE 2021
Clear skies are expected in most areas although parts of Masvingo, Manicaland, Harare Metropolitan and Mashonaland East should experience brief cloudy periods.
It will be cold in the morning with a slight ground frost in frost-prone areas (Chivhu, Gweru, Henderson, Marondera and Matopos), becoming much warmer than of late by the afternoon.
- Cold conditions may affect the health of all persons, however persons of an ill disposition, the elderly, young children tend to be more vulnerable.
- Respiratory-related ailments such as asthma, hay fever, colds and flu tend to be common during winter.
- Cold weather conditions negatively impact poultry and some crops.
ACTIONS TO TAKE
- Keep warm, especially towards evening and early morning, where possible stay at home.
- Ensure that vulnerable members of society are kept warm.
- For expert advice on preventative and redemptive measures for respiratory-related ailments, please consult your local health practitioner.
- Poultry producers should note that broilers are sensitive to temperature variations and therefore need to be checked regularly and adjustment made.
- COVID is still a potential threat, stay safe, mask up, get vaccinated.
WEATHER FORECAST FOR THURSDAY 10 JUNE 2021
Sunny and mild conditions will dominate much of the country, though cold in the morning.
Areas susceptible to ground frost will experience slight to moderate ground frost (Chivhu, Gweru, Henderson, Marondera, Matopos, Mukandi and Nyanga).
PRODUCED BY: The Meteorological Services Department IN CONJUNCTION WITH Department of Civil Protection