- Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia Nov 2015 | Issued on 20 Nov 2015
- FSNAU Somalia Climate Update: October 2015 Monthly Rainfall and NDVI (Issued Nov 20, 2015)
- UNHCR Somalia Task Force on Yemen Situation: Weekly Inter-Agency Update #45 (3 - 9 November 2015)
Appeals & Funding
- Somalia 2015-16 El Niño Contingency Plan, Sep 2015
- Strategic Response Plan 2015
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2016
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2015 PDF XLS
Despite some increase in precipitation, several regions experience strengthening dryness in southern Africa.
Heavy rains sustain the risk of flooding throughout parts of Kenya and northern Tanzania.
1) Above-average seasonal rainfall has led to above normal river levels along the Shabelle and Jubba River basins. Although a reduction of precipitation has been observed during the middle of November, additional rains are expected to sustain the risk for flooding in the region.
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Little or no rains are foreseen in the coming three days inside Somalia. However, a few pockets in Bari, Sool and Sanaag in the north and Lower Juba in the south may record moderate rains during the forecast period.
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Wet conditions are expected to persist in the next three days in the Ethiopian highlands and Juba & Shabelle river basins inside Somalia with a possibility of river level increase.
The northern parts of the country will remain dry during the forecast period.
Analysis with Radarsat-2 Satellite Data Acquired 16 November 2015 and Landsat-8 Data Acquired 25 January 2015
- Heavy precipitation triggers numerous floods across several provinces of Kenya.
- Suppressed seasonal rainfall continues to strengthen dryness throughout many regions in southern Africa.
1) Above-average seasonal rainfall has led to abovenormal river levels along the Shabelle and Jubba River basins. Although a reduction of precipitation has been observed during the middle of November, additional rains are expected to sustain the risk for flooding in the region.
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Most parts of northern and central Somalia will remain dry in the next three days. However, Bay Bakool, Gedo, Middle and lower Juba regions are expected to receive light to moderate rains during the same period. The Ethiopian highlands are also expected to receive light to moderate rains