Current weather condition promises big catch for fishermen


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The present weather conditions hold promise of great success for fishermen along coastal parts of Ghana

Accra, Aug. 25, GNA
– The present weather conditions hold promise of great success for fishermen
along coastal parts of Ghana.

Coastal areas of
the country are presently experiencing very cold weather, which is often
accompanied with light drizzling.

Mr Tettey Portuphy,
Senior Meteorologist at the Ghana Meteorological Agency, Kotoka International
Airport, told the Ghana News Agency in an interview, that the present weather
conditions has resulted in what is termed, “up-welling” in the sea, which
brings nutrients to the sea surface.

He said fish are
attracted in their numbers to these nutrients, making them easy catch for
fishermen.

Mr Portuphy said by
mid-September, the coastal and mid-sectors of the country would begin
experiencing the second and minor rainy season.

The Senior
Meteorologist said Ghana’s Northern Region on the other hand, was already
experiencing its major and only rainy season for the year.

Ghana’s coastal
area has two rainy seasons, consisting of the major and minor seasons
respectively.

Northern Ghana,
however, has one single and major rainy season.

GNA


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