Dry season farming continue in the north with the harvest of fresh vegetables. The colder than normal temperatures recorded in the north is very good for wheat production and other vegetables. Rainfall was not recorded in the country during the 3rd dekad.
Dry conditions are expected to prevail in January across the country with continued southward retreat of the ITD. Drier-than-normal condition with its attendant water deficit is expected to continue across the country, especially in the North.
The Drought and Flood Monitoring Bulletin for November, 2015 is prepared using the Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) technique and presents soil moisture conditions in the various parts of the country. The maps presented are for the 1-month (i.e.