‘Chalane has weakened, receded’

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ZTN Correspondent

Zimbabwe’s Meteorological Services Department says Tropical Storm Chalane has weakened and passed.Authorities, however, said they will continue “to monitor specific areas to assess rainfall and downstream effects”.

The Met Department said  light rains, cloudy and windy conditions are expected to continue across the Southern African country. 

“We will continue to assess and advise in liason with the Civil Protection Unit for the safety of the public,” the Met Department said in its latest update on Thursday.

The department emphasised that the weather phenomenon experienced in some parts of the country was not a tropical cyclone. 

“The highest stage it reached was a tropical storm. It was not a tropical cyclone.”