News tagged with el nino

La Nina strengthens: WMO

The disruptive La Nina weather pattern in the Pacific basin should strengthen over the next four to six months, heralding stronger monsoons and more hurricanes, the UN weather agency said on Monday.

Oct 11, 2010 4 / 5 (4) 0

Droughts threaten Bornean rainforests

At 130 million years old, the rainforests of Southeast Asia are the oldest in the world and home to thousands of plant and animal species, some endemic to these forests. The rainforests also play important roles in modulating ...

Jul 16, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 3