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By Luganda David AFMC/NECJOGHA Kampala, Uganda- Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has launched a 24-hour Marine forecast on Lake Victoria for fishing boats, small crafts and communities in and around the lake. This will be issued twice a day...
By Judith Amusugut, Step FM/NECJOGHA Manafwa, Uganda – Manafwa River in eastern Uganda has burst its banks on Friday evening Tindi and Kanyenya areas. According to the Head of Publications and Communications, Uganda Red Cross, Irene Nakasiita the flooded water has...
BY David Luganda, NECJOGHA / AFMC Mombasa, Kenya- Experts have predicted heavy rainfall for March, April to May (MAM) season in most parts of the Greater Horn of Africa (GAH). “The downscaled regional objective climate forecast from eight Global Producing...
By Luganda David,   NECJOGHA/AFMC The Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) has predicted most of Kenya is likely to experience enhanced rainfall for the October-November-December (OND) short rain season. ‘During OND 2019, it is expected that most parts of Kenya will experience...
Desert locusts have reached Baringo and Kiambu counties — bringing the total of infested counties in Kenya to 10. The update is from the desert locust situation update released on Monday by the UN-Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). FAO said...
By Andrew Kaggwa and David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – There is a higher chance of wetter conditions in most of the equatorial and southern sectors of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) during October to December 2019...
By Andrew Kaggwa and David Luganda, NECJOGHA It’s confirmed! The marauding desert locusts on Sunday crossed into Uganda through the border district of Amudat in the Karamoja region. By Monday swarms of locusts had also spread in the Moroto district. On Sunday,...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA Kampala, Uganda - The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has said that the current rains are likely to spill into January 2020 for most parts of the country. In a statement released by UNMA early this month...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA Masaka, Uganda - The Uganda National Management Authority (NEMA) has said it granted licences to people mining sand and a company growing rice in the Lwera wetland along Kampala Masaka road because some parts don’t qualify...
By Padili James Mikomangwa, The Exchange East Africa/NECJOGHA DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – The Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) has today Thursday released the seasonal rainfall forecast for the March to May season (MAM 2020) for the bimodal areas predicting normal to...