Heavy rainfall is forecast over western Ethiopia next week
Hopper bands and swarms have formed over eastern Ethiopia which are expected to continue through September and October.
Abnormal dryness persists over Uganda, western Kenya, and southwestern and central Ethiopia.
Above-average rainfall has led to flooding in eastern Nigeria, southwestern Chad, and the Sudan. This increase in rainfall is forecast to maintain the risk for flooding next week.
Heavy rainfall has caused flooding over eastern Uganda and is forecast to continue next week.