June 15, 2021

Monster’ El Niño subsides, La Niña hitting soon

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By Baher Kamal From Inter Press Service   ROME, Jul 18 2016 (IPS) – As if human-made armed conflicts, wickedness, rights abuse, gender violence, cruel inequality and climate catastrophes were not enough, now the saying “God Always Forgives, Men Sometimes, Nature Never” appear to be more true than ever. See what happens. Now that the 2015-2016 […]

Chances of La Niña increase as 2016 hurricane season approaches

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By Kimberly Miller From Weather Plus The chances that the global weather pattern christened La Niña will take hold by early fall were increased last week to 70 percent, foreshadowing a hurricane season that for the first time in years is expected to be something other than below-average. With El Niño in its death throes, Florida […]

Caribbean should prepare for landslides and flooding

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BRIDGETOWN – The drought conditions which have affected the region since late 2014 to early 2015 are expected to subside by the start of the 2016 Hurricane Season; but in their place the Caribbean should prepare for the risks of landslides and flash floods. This is the warning from Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology […]

Unusually Intense El Nino may lie ahead, scientists say

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By Andrew Freedman From Mashable Since climate forecasters declared an “El Niño Watch” on March 6, the odds of such an event in the tropical Pacific Ocean have increased, and based on recent developments, some scientists think this event may even rival the record El Niño event of 1997-1998. If that does happen, then 2015 […]