The country is anticipated to experience the effects of severe rain from November 1 to November 10, according to Meteo Rwanda.
The forecaster stated that “landslides and soil erosion in areas of high slopes, localized agricultural areas, flood-prone areas, slippery roads and poor visibility during rainstorms, and flooding on road surfaces are likely impacts.”
According to the statement, “preparedness and mitigation measures should be put in place by relevant institutions and the general public to minimise impacts that may be caused by the expected rain,” stressing that more rain is anticipated and that wetter conditions are expected to persist across the nation.
Total countrywide rainfall is anticipated to be between 40 and 160 mm.
The districts of Rusizi, Nyamasheke, Nyamagabe, Karongi, Ngororero, Rutsiro, Nyabihu, Musanze, and Burera are anticipated to receive the most rainfall, with an amount between 140 and 160 mm.
With the exception of the southern portions of Gicumbi District and the remaining portions of Nyamagabe and Nyaruguru District, rainfall in the range of 120 to 140 mm is predicted for the remainder of the Western and Northern Province.
Strong winds in the 8–10 m/s range are predicted in certain areas of the districts of Gicumbi, Gatsibo, Karongi, and Ruhango.
With the exception of a few isolated locations, many regions of the nation are predicted to see somewhat strong winds of between 6 and 8 m/s.
The highest temperature of 28°C to 30°C is predicted for many portions of Kigali City, Bugarama, Amayaga, Bugesera, Ngoma, and isolated sections of Kayonza, Gatsibo, and Nyagatare districts.
The maximum temperatures in the western regions of Nyabihu and Ngororero, the eastern region of Rubavu, and the northern region of Musanze and Burera districts are predicted to be lower, between 18°C and 20°C.