Region warned to be prepared for high flooding, landslides
(Caribbean Loop News) The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) Tuesday warned Caribbean countries to be prepared for high flooding and landslides until January next year.
In its latest Caribbean Climate Outlooks publication released here, CariCOF said that for the three month period, November to January 2022 “La Niña conditions are in place.
La Niña is defined as cooler than normal sea-surface temperatures in the central and eastern tropical Pacific Ocean that impact global weather patterns.
“This means particularly high flooding, flash flood, landslide, rockfall and soil erosion potential across Belize and the Caribbean Islands until December and, from late- November, in the coastal Guianas,” CariCOF said.
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