GWEMBE on Tuesday hit a record high temperature of 40 degrees Celsius while Mwinilunga recorded 60 millimetres of rain, the Zambia Meteorological Department has revealed. According to a ZMD weather forecast made, moist and unstable airflow from the North-West has continued affecting most parts of Zambia resulting into increased chances of rainfall activities over the country. The ZMD says very hot temperatures are those recorded over 37 °C while hot temperatures range between 32 and 36 °C.
“Maximum temperatures in degree Celsius, Chipata (33) Gwembe (40), Kasama (29), Livingstone (37), Lusaka (35), Mfuwe (37), Ndola (32), Sesheke (38), and Solwezi at 30,” the ZMD stated. As for rainfall in millimetres (mm) recorded at 08:00 hours on Thursday, November 22, Mwinilunga had 60mm, Isoka (40), Kawambwa (17), Lundazi (13), Senanga (8), Chinsali FTC (6), Kalabo and Mfuwe (3), Mansa (2), Mongu, Solwezi and Mpika (one), Kasama, Mpulungu, Petauke, Sesheke and
Livingstone had less than a millimetre (Trace),” the ZMD revealed.
The ZMD added that there were chances of increased rainfall activities over most parts of Zambia today.