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VISION
The Meteorological Services Department's vision is that world-class meteorological, climatologically and seismological products and services are timely, affordable, easily accessible and understood by all anytime and anywhere within and outside Zimbabwe.

MISSION
As the National Designated Authority on meteorology, climate and seismology, we contribute to the protection of life and property and science-based informed socio-economic decision-making by providing customer and stakeholder-driven quality meteorological, climatological and seismological products and services.

 
Harare Bulawayo Gweru Mutare Kwekwe

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05/23

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09/17

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06/13

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06/21

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04/20


Kadoma Masvingo Kariba Hwange Victoria Falls

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07/24

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10/18

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Temperatures in Degres Celcius (Min/Max)  
TODAY'S WEATHER
     
NEWS FLASH

THE EIGHTEENTH SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL CLIMATE OUTLOOK FORUM

The Eighteenth Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum was held in Windhoek, Namibia from 27 to 29 August 2014 to present a consensus seasonal climate outlook for the 2014/2015 rainfall season over the SADC region. Climate scientists from the SADC National Meteorological and/or Hydrological Services (NMHSs), the SADC Climate Services Centre (CSC) formulated this outlook. Additional inputs were from other global climate prediction centres namely, European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecast (ECMWF), International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), UK Met Office, Regional Climate Centre, Pune, India and Bureau of Meteorology, Australia (BoM). This outlook covers the major rainfall season from October 2014 to March 2015. The outlooks are presented in overlapping threemonthly periods as follows: October-November-December (OND); November-December - January (NDJ); December-January-February (DJF); and January-February-March (JFM).

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Aviation (Charles Prince Airport and Thornhill Airbase)

In view of the contract signed between the Department and Cimel Electroniques of France (Supply, Delivery and Installation of Automatic Weather Observing Systems at Victoria Falls, J M Nkomo, Charles Prince Airports and Thornhill Airbase), the department has cleared and received the equipment for Charles Prince and Thornhill Airbase, which is to be installed beginning of September.
According to IACO requirements and regulations the two airports qualifies to be under Category I, once the equipment has been installed and
commissioned.

 

Mobile Weather

MSD  and Netone have made it easy to access local weather information. There is no need of smart phones to access it, any handset can do it. Just Dial *130*1# and follow the simple instructions that follow.


 
 

Organisational Links

Organisation Website
International Civil Aviation Organization www.icao.int
World Meteorological Organization www.wmo.int

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