|Cloudy weather conditions to persist|
|Thursday, 09 August 2012 00:00|
She said precipitation expected from these falls should be light.
“There should also be a marked decrease in daytime temperatures, because of the expected cloudy conditions.
The Met Department said it expected a gradual decrease in cloudy conditions to the east of Zimbabwe with a rise in daytime temperatures from Saturday to Monday next week.
She said the risk of runaway fires should be high as vegetation is drying out. Therefore open fires should be discouraged.
Zimbabwe is a landlocked country and does not experience the traditional summer, autumn, winter and spring of temperate latitudes, due to its location to the north of the subtropical high-pressure belts.