Malawi Five Day Weather Forecast Valid Until 17/11/2020

WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Thunderstorms and rain to persist mainly over northern and central areas…
  •  Expect strong and gusty winds in stormy areas…
  •  A pick in daytime temperatures expected by the Weekend…

ADVISORY: To be safe from lightning strikes, immediately seek shelter indoors or completely enclosed structure until a thunderstorm passes or dissipates.

MALAWI WEATHER FOR THE PAST TWO DAYS

Scattered rain and thunderstorms were experienced over Malawi. Highest rainfall of 74.2mm was reported at Chingale Agriculture in Zomba on 12th November, 2020.

SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL WEATHER ANALYSIS

A convergence of warm north easterly and cool and moist south easterly air masses is expected to remain active mainly over northern and central until the end of forecast period.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR MALAWI

Expect warm to hot and partly cloudy conditions with locally heavy thunderstorms and rain accompanied by strong and gusty winds mainly over northern and central areas compared to the south.


Shire Valley

(Areas along Shire river, Lakes Chilwa and Chiuta Valleys)

Expect hot and partly cloudy conditions with few thundershowers into the Weekend thereafter partly cloudy and very hot.

Forecast Temperature: Ngabu Min 20 °C and Max 38 °C


Southern Highlands

(Shire highlands, Kirk Range up to Dedza)

Expect cool to mild conditions with thundershowers overnight and during morning. Warm to hot with few thunderstorms and rain into the Weekend thereafter partly cloudy and hot to the end of forecast period.

Forecast Temperature: Blantyre Min 16°C and Max 32°C


Lakeshore Areas

(Areas along Lake Malawi; Salima, Nkhotakota, Nkhata Bay, Karonga, Mangochi )

Generally warm to hot and partly cloudy conditions with localized heavy thundershowers coupled with strong and gusty winds until the end of forecast period.

Forecast Temperature: Mangochi Min 20 °C and Max 35°C


Central Areas

(Lilongwe, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Kasungu and part of Mzimba District)

Cool to mild with thundershowers overnight and during morning while warm to hot and partly cloudy conditions with locally heavy thunderstorms and rain during the forecast period.

Forecast Temperature: Lilongwe Min 15°C and Max 31°C


Northern Areas

(All areas north except Lakeshore)

Expect cool conditions with thundershowers at night and during morning. Warm and partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers which will be heavy at times during the forecast period.

Forecast Temperature: Mzuzu Min 16°C and Max 28°C


Issued ON: 13th November, 2020