Category: Reports

Full-Fledged El Nino Increasingly Likely in Second Half 2017


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By John Kemp | May 5, 2017 El Nino conditions are developing across the Pacific with an increasing probability that a full-fledged El Nino episode will occur during the second half of 2017. Pacific equatorial winds have slackened since the start of the year and a characteristic tongue […]

It’s Like It Never Left: Another El Niño May Be on the Way


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By Henry Fountain April 13, 2017 Less than a year after one of the strongest El Niños on record, forecasters see an increasing possibility that another will begin later this year. There is no word yet on how strong a new El Niño might be, but even a mild one […]

El Niño Ready Nations (ENRNs) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Report Executive Summary 2017


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A government that takes El Niño occurrences as serious quasi-periodic threats and seeks to enact policies to protect its citizens and their livelihoods and properties, public and private, can be considered an El Niño-ready nation. El Niño is a recurring phenomenon in the tropical Pacific Ocean, appearing on average […]