Tag: India

El-Nino, poor urban design leave Chennai battered


Warning: htmlspecialchars_decode() expects parameter 1 to be string, array given in /home/mickeyglantz/public_html/wp-content/plugins/user-submitted-posts/library/core-functions.php on line 220

Guataman Bhaskaran on December 4, 2015 in Asia Times News & Features The recent rain in the southern Indian coastal city of Chennai — unimaginably torrential and reportedly as heavy as it once was a hundred years ago — may have been caused by the global meteorological event, […]

Continuing El Niño drives increased food insecurity across many regions


Warning: htmlspecialchars_decode() expects parameter 1 to be string, array given in /home/mickeyglantz/public_html/wp-content/plugins/user-submitted-posts/library/core-functions.php on line 220

Summary October 8, 2015 The strong El Niño of 2015 has contributed to suppressed rainfall over northern East Africa and Central America and the Caribbean (Figure 1), significantly limiting agricultural and pastoral potential, and straining local livelihoods. These impacts are contributing to Crisis (IPC Phase 3) acute food […]