Weather alert: Strong winds, rains and severe thunderstorms - Mozambique
The National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) is predicting very hot weather in Mozambique, especially in southern and central regions.
According to an INAM statement received today by AIM, the maximum temperatures in the regions likely to be affected will be between 36 and 42 degrees Celsius from Thursday to Friday.
In the southern region, the temperatures will affect all of Maputo province, including the capital, as well as the province of Gaza, including Massingir, Mabalane, Guijá, Chibuto, Mandlakazi, Bilene, Chigubo, Massangena and the cities of Chokwe and Xai-Xai.
In Inhambane province, the heat wave will affect Mabote, Govuro, Funhalouro, Panda, Inharrime, Zavala and Homoine districts.
In the centre of the country, the affected districts are Machaze, Sussundenga, Macossa, Tambara, Guro and the city of Chimoio (province of Manica); Marromeu, Caia, Chemba, Maringue, Gorongosa, Nhamatanda, Chibabava, Machanga, Buzi and Beira City, in Sofala province. In the central province of Tete, the heat wave will affect the districts of Mutarara, Chiuta, Zumbo, Moatize, Changara, Mágoè, Cahora-Bassa and the provincial capital, Tete city.
The INAM statement recommends “precautionary and safety measures, in view of the risk associated with high temperatures and high humidity”.Source: AIM Moçambique