Malawi Five Day Weather Forecast Valid Until 18/01/2022

WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fairy scattered heavy rains and thunderstorms to persist…
  • Strong and gusty winds in stormy areas

ADVISORY: Due to heavy rains, threat of flash floods is high; therefore avoid crossing fast flowing and or flooded waters.

MALAWI WEATHER FOR THE PAST TWO DAYS

Heavy rains were experienced over the country with the highest rainfall of 72mm over Tsangano in Ntcheu on 12th January 2022.

SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL WEATHER ANALYSIS

An Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (I.T.C.Z) and patches of Congo air mass will influence
weather over Malawi during the forecast period.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR MALAWI

Expect fairy scattered heavy rain occasionally associated with thunderstorms and often
accompanied by gusty winds throughout the forecast period.


Shire Valley

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

Expect partly cloudy conditions with isolated rains and thunderstorms over the forecast period.

Forecast Temperature: Ngabu Min 23 °C and Max 34 °C


Southern Highlands

(Shire highlands, Kirk Range up to Dedza)

Partly cloudy conditions with thunderstorms and heavy rains during the forecast period.

Forecast Temperature: Blantyre Min 16°C and Max 27°C


Lakeshore Areas

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

Heavy rains with thunderstorms are expected over more areas to the end of the forecast period.

Forecast Temperature: Mangochi Min 22 °C and Max 29°C


Central Areas

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

Cloudy with heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms during the forecast period.

Forecast Temperature: Lilongwe Min 16°C and Max 26°C


Northern Areas

(All areas north except Lakeshore)

Expect cloudy conditions with heavy rain and occasional thunderstorms during the forecast period.

Forecast Temperature: Mzuzu Min 15°C and Max 26°C


Issued ON: 14th January, 2022