Bad Weather Ahead, Tanzanians Cautioned


The Tanzania Metereological Agency has reported oddities in sea temperatures, and has warned of uncertain rain patterns that may mean flooding or drought.

Pupils queue to fetch clean water in Yaeda Chini Valley (file photo).

  • Tanzania:  Drought Drives Youth to Cities

    AlertNet, 12 November 2012

    Changing weather patterns in Tanzania have caused a rising wave of migration from rural to urban areas, with thousands of youths flocking into Dar es Salaam, the largest city, in ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Cotton Yield on Increase in Kwimba

    Tanzania Daily News, 11 November 2012

    The Tanzania cotton Board in collaboration with Tanzania Gatsby Trust and MicroInsure have arranged weather index Insurance for cotton farmers for the season 2012/2013 with the aim ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Heavy Rains Pour As Forecasted by Meteorological Agency

    Tanzania Daily News, 4 November 2012

    HEAVY rains are pounding some areas of the country, including Dodoma, Iringa and Tabora regions as predicted recently by the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA). read more »

  • Tanzania:  El Nino Alert Must Be Taken Seriously

    Tanzania Daily News, 27 September 2012

    THE Regional Commissioner for Dar es Salaam, Mr Saidi Meck Sadiki, has ruled that school classrooms should not be used as sanctuaries for natural disaster victims, who include ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  TMA for Local Forecast Methods

    Tanzania Daily News, 27 September 2012

    EXPERTS are conducting research on indigenous knowledge on weather forecast and environmental conservation used by local communities in the country to assist in mitigating climate ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Mt. Kilimanjaro Declining Snow Worries The President

    East African Business Week, 23 September 2012

    Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete has decried the country's changing weather patterns that have resulted into among others the declining snow at Mt. Kilimanjaro. read more »