THE Meteorological Service Division (MSD) has dispelled
rumours that heavy rains which not too long ago pounded South Africa might spill to
Floods in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province have killed
greater than 400 individuals.
Matabeleland South MSD provincial officer Rodgers Munyira
stated the nation was experiencing regular rains, and urged residents to not
“A number of elements of the nation have been experiencing little
rain and chilly climate these days. The type of rain that the nation is receiving is
cool and doesn’t have thunderstorms or floods. It’s troublesome for this
climate to alter instantly and provides us floods and thunderstorms,” Munyira stated.
“As MSD, we haven’t recorded any indicators which present that the
floods will likely be coming to Zimbabwe anytime quickly. We will likely be quickly releasing a
assertion responding to the considerations and rumours which are circulating on social
Munyira implored the general public to hunt data and readability
from the MSD and keep away from sharing false data on social media, which may
trigger panic amongst residents.
“The MSD has learn communication on social media warning of
flooding within the japanese districts of Zimbabwe and desires to dispel the contents
of the communication making the rounds on social media,” he stated.
“Whereas the MSD emphasises the existence of primarily cool to
gentle climate with drizzle/rain within the space of curiosity all through the interval
April 18-21, 2022, we’d be updating all stakeholders of any attention-grabbing
phenomena which will develop in our nation.”
Munyira additional famous that it was essential for all
stakeholders to grasp that MSD was the designated authority for local weather
and climate forecasts. Newsday