Sept. 6, 2021


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Snowfall anticipated on Tuesday

Snowfall anticipated on Tuesday

Lesotho experiences snowfall in winter

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  • Light to moderate north-westerly generally expected
  • Minimum temperatures to range from 14°C and 26°C

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THE Lesotho Meteorological Services (LMS) says there is a slight chance of snowfall expected in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

According to a statement from LMS, a light to moderate north-westerly becoming strong at times is generally expected.

It says maximum temperatures are expected to range between 14°C and 26°C, while minimum temperatures are expected to range between 0°C and 14°C in the lowlands.
It notes that in the highlands, maximum temperatures are expected to range between 4°C and 23°C while minimum temperatures will range between -5°C and 9°C.
The statement further shows that this forecast period is characterised by partly cloudy and slightly warm weather conditions, however, cool to cold weather conditions can be anticipated later on Tuesday.

The LMS was formed in 1974 as a division within the Department of Hydrology and Meteorological services.

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The main objective of LMS is to apply and integrate the science of meteorology with social and economic activities, particularly in poverty reduction, employment creation, and protection of atmospheric environment and promotion of measures to be resilient to the adverse impacts of climate change.
Its mission is to improve the livelihood of Lesotho through effective application of the science of meteorology and harmonisation of their socio-economic activities with weather and climate. LeNA

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