Tag: Flood

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 […]

Preparedness key to tackling El Niño

Ida Sem Fossvik|Published 05. Nov 2017 The last El Niño phenomenon brought droughts and floods that increased humanitarian needs around the world. NORCAP experts have worked in some of the hardest hit areas, putting preparedness in the priority seat, to increase national and regional ability to cope with […]