Tag: El Nino

El Niño wreaking havoc in the Philippines

The irregular weather pattern has caused sudden drought in main food-growing regions, threatening to spark shortages, inflation and unrest. By Bong S Sarmiento, Mindanao March 13, 2019 El Niño is parching farms and drying up water supplies in the Philippines, with the southern island of Mindanao taking the […]

How do El Niño events affect Mexico?

Excerpts from Geo-Mexico   La Niña and El Niño are two major periodic disturbances to the normal oceanic and atmospheric circulation patterns over the Pacific Ocean which have widespread effects around the world. The normal circulation in the equatorial Pacific (the Walker circulation cell) results from a low pressure area over […]