January 24, 2021

Increased rainfall in the Caribbean reducing drought impact

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CMC From Nation News Barbados BRIDGETOWN, – The Barbados-based Caribbean Drought & Precipitation Monitoring Network (CDPMN) is reporting increased rainfall across parts of the region, reducing short term drought impacts, particularly in the eastern Caribbean and the Guianas, and Jamaica. CDPMN in its latest Caribbean Drought bulletin for the months, March, April and May, noted […]

Caribbean warned of possible return of El Niño

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By CANA BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 22, CMC – Several Caribbean countries, particularly in the eastern Caribbean, experienced a drier than normal February, and in some cases both February and January were relatively dry, the Barbados-based Caribbean Drought & Precipitation Monitoring Network (CDPMN) has reported. It said that though there is some uncertainty over rainfall during […]

Eye on drought possibilities [‘particularly so over the Cayman Islands’]

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From Barbados Today Many Caribbean countries experienced a relatively dry January this year and there’s a possibility there could be drought concerns in some places by the end of February, the Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network (CDPMN) has warned. In its Caribbean drought bulletin released in Barbados on Monday, the CDPMN said there is, however, […]

C’bean countries warned of the impact of lingering drought situations

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From Jamaica Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Many Caribbean countries experienced a relatively dry January this year but there is some likelihood for incipient drought concerns in some places by the end of February if it becomes as dry as January, the Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network (CDPMN) has warned. In its Caribbean drought […]