Climate Action

El Nino draws attention to Asia Pacific drought monitoring systems

It has recently been confirmed that there is a strong possibility that an El Nino event is going to impact global weather this year for the first time since the turn of the decade. Coming as the result of weakening trade winds over the tropical pacific, the result is heavy rains in some regions and zero rains in others. According to the Met office, this brings a very real chance of “major climatic impacts”.

02 July 2014