What is a Mango Rain?
It’s the first rain of the year, which usually comes in April.

Why is it called a Mango Rain?
Because at this time of year, as the temperature continues to rise, the mangoes are ripening on the mango trees, soon to be available to eat.

When was the mango rain this year?
In the eastern region, the mango rain occurred on April 5th, where it cooled things down for a few hours of relief from the extreme heat.

Video clip of this year’s mango rain (shot at BARKA’s office in Fada N’Gourma):