Tag: El Nino
Western Cape premier Helen Zille declared the province a disaster area on Monday and urged residents to manage their water supplies more efficiently as the South African region tries to cope with what she described as the "worst drought since 1904".
South Africa will likely harvest 14.54 million tonnes of maize in 2017, up 87 percent from last year after favourable weather conditions lifted yields, the government's Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) said on Tuesday.
Drought conditions associated with an El Nino weather pattern are likely to reoccur in a few months time, the South African government said on Thursday. "Recurrence of El Niño drought conditions likely ......