weather

Wave, wind warning

The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has issued a warning for strong winds and large waves along the coastal belt. Winds of up to 50 kilometres per hour…


What’s the rainy season forecast?

The upcoming rainy season is expected to deliver ‘normal to above normal’ amounts of rains to Dar es Salaam. “Short periods of heavy rainfall may cause excessive…


No 123.7 km/h winds

The oddly specific wind speed should have been the first clue: it’s a hoax folks. A hoax notice claiming to be from the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA)…


Nothin’ but blue skies?

It was blue skies when these Tanzania Air Force Command jets flew over town this morning, but what about the rest of the week? Photo: Daniel Hayduk


Rain, thundershowers to continue

Remember those 24 hours of rain that were expected to stop yesterday? Well, the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says a continuation of intermittent heavy rains, thundershowers and…


Rain floods streets, snarls traffic

If you’re driving anywhere this afternoon, brace yourself for a long ride. Morogoro road remains closed due to flooding at Jangwani and several other bridges around town…


Update: wet weekend continues

Update March 23 09:00: The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says three more days of heavy rains are to be expected for Dar es Salaam and nearby coastal…


Brace yourself: rainy season is here

If you’ve got any preparations to make before rainy season hits you’re running out of time. The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says heavy rains of over 50mm…