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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