Tag: WEATHER

Farmers urged not to plant just yet

By Ruth Chayinda The Zambia Meteorological Department -ZMD- has advised farmers NOT to start planting as the rains are not yet sufficient to do so. Senior Meteorologist PEGGY THOLE says despite the start of the rainy season, it is still not the right time to plant. Ms. THOLE explains that the increase in the rainfall

“DRY SPELL DUE TO DEFORESTATION,BUT RAIN IS ON THE WAY”

BY PRINCE CHIYUNI The Zambia Meteorological Department says the dry weather spell the country is experiencing especially over the Southern parts is clear evidence of changes in the climatic conditions, due to deforestation. Zambia Meteorological Department Director, EDSON NKONDE however noted that the the dry spell has not yet progressed into a drought. Mr NKONDE…

GOVT TO SEEK HELP FROM PRIVATE SECTOR FOR FUNDING

By Mark Ziligone Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister CHIPOKA MULENGA says government is considering possibilities of financing quasi government entities with the support of the private  sector. Mr Chipoka says the government will engage  the private sector to help  fund or support  government entities  that have challenges with adequate financing. He says Government is aware…

WEATHER

GENERAL SITUATIONA strong, moist and cool airflow from the south east is affecting most parts of Zambia leading to cloudy and windy weather conditions with a decrease in temperature.FORECAST FOR TONIGHT: THURSDAY (16/07/2020)Most parts of Zambia: Mainly clear, windy and mild to cool with minimum temperatures in the range of 04°C to 11°C while wind…
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