Gov’t encouraged to be proactive as experts predict three months of heavy rainfall in most parts of S. Sudan.
The national government is encouraged to be proactive as experts have predicted heavy rainfall for the next three months in most parts of South Sudan. Many analysts are concerned about what the government is doing in managing the areas that usually experience floods annually.
The National Meteorological Department says heavy rains are expected in many parts of South Sudan for the next three months.
The department says the outlook from April to June indicates above normal rainfall in the eastern part of the country including Kapoeta, Jonglei and Pibor administrative area, while the western side of the country experiences below normal rainfall.
During a radio program on Radio Miraya, a weather forecaster, Bedredin Fartak, says the seasonal rain patterns are encouraging and is calling on farmers to take to their farms.
What is the status of the dyke in bor town? Communities in Bor town in Jonglei state severally appealed to the national government and partners to construct for them a permanent dyke to help contain and prevent floods in the area.
Also, during the visitation of the president of Bor town, He promised to assist in the management of floods in the area. The area is flooded yearly by the overflow of the River Nile.
In preparation for the predicted rainfall, the government both national and state government needs to be proactive.