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World: Global Weather Hazards Summary: June 28 – July 4, 2019

Source: Famine Early Warning System Network
Country: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Mali, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, World

Dry conditions persist in West Africa, while heavy rainfall continues in Uganda and Kenya

  1. A delayed onset to the March-May rainfall season coupled with high temperatures has caused dryness across many areas of the Gambia.

  2. Below-average rainfall since April has led to early-season deficits and abnormal dryness in central Nigeria.

  3. Heavy rainfall during the past weeks has caused flooding in eastern Uganda and northwestern Kenya. Heavy rainfall forecast next week is likely to maintain high flood risk.

  4. A delayed start to monsoon rains has been marked by several consecutive weeks of below-average rainfall and 25-50% of average rainfall to date in parts of Nigeria and Cameroon.

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