Thunderstorms and rain showers were experienced over more areas in the south, centre and lakeshore and spreading into some northern areas.
Expect an incoming high pressure area to establish convergence of south easterly and warm easterly air mass over Malawi by Saturday to the end of the forecast period.
Expect partly cloudy and hot to very hot conditions over more areas with thunderstorms and rain which will be locally heavy at times starting from the south and centre moving into northern areas by Saturday to the end of forecast period.
(Areas along Shire river, Lakes Chilwa and Chiuta Valleys)
Mild to warm conditions at night and early morning. Partly cloudy and hot to very hot with locally heavy thunderstorms by Saturday during the day
Forecast Temperature: Ngabu Min 24 °C and Max 39 °C
(Shire highlands, Kirk Range up to Dedza)
Cool to mild during night and early morning with thundery rain from Saturday. Partly cloudy and hot with locally heavy rain and thunderstorms by Saturday during the day
Forecast Temperature: Blantyre Min 17°C and Max 32°C
(Areas along Lake Malawi; Salima, Nkhotakota, Nkhata Bay, Karonga, Mangochi )
Partly cloudy and warm with rain and thunderstorms which will be heavy at times at night and during early morning. Partly cloudy and hot thundery rain and showers during the forecast period.
Forecast Temperature: Mangochi Min 23 °C and Max 37°C
(Lilongwe, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Kasungu and part of Mzimba District)
Partly cloudy and cool to mild during night and early morning with thunderstorms and rain showers. Partly cloudy and hot with thundershowers during the day
Forecast Temperature: Lilongwe Min 17°C and Max 31°C
(All areas north except Lakeshore)
Cool with thundery rain at night and during early morning. Warm and partly cloudy with rain and thunderstorms by Saturday later during the day
Forecast Temperature: Mzuzu Min 15°C and Max 28°C