International Weather and Crop Summary
EUROPE: Warm and wet weather maintained favorable conditions for overwintering crops across much of the continent.
MIDDLE EAST: Widespread rain and mountain snow continued over western and central portions of the region.
NORTHWESTERN AFRICA: Additional light showers maintained good moisture supplies for vegetative winter grains in eastern growing areas, while dry weather returned to Morocco.
SOUTHEAST ASIA: A return to more seasonable rainfall in the Philippines eased excessive wetness somewhat.
AUSTRALIA: Sunny skies spurred summer crop development and helped maintain good to excellent crop prospects.
SOUTH AFRICA: Widespread showers benefited corn and other rain-fed summer crops.
ARGENTINA: Heavy rain returned to key summer grain, oilseed, and cotton areas.
BRAZIL: Locally heavy showers benefited immature corn and soybeans while providing timely moisture for germinating second-season summer crops.