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Weather experts warn of possible floods

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By Jameson Chauluka:

NKHOKWE—Some parts have not received rains
since Christmas

The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services has warned that severe weather conditions being experienced in the Southern Region will continue until Friday.

In a statement released Wednesday, the department’s director, Jolam Nkhokwe, warns that the anticipated heavy rains could cause floods, including flash-floods, in disaster-prone areas while strong winds may destroy property and endanger life.

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“To secure property and lives, the public should, therefore, take precautionary measures such as moving to higher grounds when water levels start rising, avoid crossing flooding rivers and seeking shelter under trees and weak shelters,” the statement reads in part.

The department says the severe weather conditions, characterised by heavy rains, are due to low pressure area initially

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