The start of the rainy season is delayed. The weather remained mostly dry until the first dekad of June. This situation may seriously affect crop production as the growing season usually starts in late April/early May.

Seed shortages are likely following the 2001 reduced harvest.

Satellite Images (Cold Cloud Duration for the last three dekads)

Page with graphics of the evolution of Cold Cloud Duration average values over various zones of the country and compared to 1989-1995 average values.


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