Sowing of cereal crops is underway in southern and central parts, and planting activities are progressing further north as seasonal rains arrive. The Copernicus C3S Multimodel seasonal rainfall forecast
for the December 2022-March 2023 period indicates a slight tilt in the odds to favor above-average rainfall across most parts of the country except for northern Mozambique, where below-average rainfall is forecast. Close monitoring is recommended over the coming weeks. At mid-November, the southern part of the country shows significant green-up thanks to well above-average rains received in the last dekak of October that supported vegetation conditions.