Weather data suggests drought, heat and a poor harvest likely across SA

Eastern parts of South Africa should expect below-normal rainfall for much of the next three months, according to the South African Weather Services (SAWS).

In the west, however, it expects above-normal precipitation.

Beyond the three months, SAWS expects dryness across the country with higher-than-average temperatures.

These predictions don’t bode well for summer crops, according to Wandile Sihlobo, an economist at Agricultural Business Chamber.

…the latest data from SAWS suggests a growing likelihood that we will have a poor harvest…

Wandile Sihlobo, economist - Agricultural Business Chamber
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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Sihlobo.

For more detail, listen to the interview in the audio below.

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