Based on the information available on 10 September, OPIDIN predicts that the flood of 2019 will be
relatively high compared to the floods of the last 25 years. The prediction of the flood level is now
The water level in Mopti has increased another 30 cm last week (3 – 10 September), reaching a level
(562 cm) being higher than most years since 1994, although still 120 cm lower than on 10 September
in 2018 and in 2016 (when the floods were very high). OPIDIN predicts for 2019 that the water level
in Mopti still will increase about another 60 cm the coming weeks. The maximal flood level will be
about as high as in 2012-2015, but not as high as in 2016 and 2018.