Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre

La Niña 16 December 2010 update

21/12/2010 - by IRI & RC/RC Climate Centre

This document contains updated information on the regional impacts of the current La Niña, based on the December 16th update of IRI’s seasonal forecast for January – March 2011. In most regions, unusual rainfall patterns related to this La Niña event are forecast to persist into the first three to four months of 2011. Thus it is recommended to continue monitoring seasonal forecasts on a monthly basis for updates. IRI’s next forecast update is scheduled for 20 January, 2011 and can be found at: http://iri.columbia.edu/ifrc/forecast/3munusualprecip