Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre

21 July 2011 Seasonal Forecast Update

02/08/2011 - by IRI/ Climate Centre

Please find herewith the seasonal forecast update, based on the most recent forecasts from IRI.

Areas to note with an enhanced risk of above-normal rainfall include:

  • Southeast Asia, including parts of Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines.
  • The Caribbean, including parts of Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Central America, including parts of Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Belize, and Guatemala.
  • Pacific, including parts of the Galapagos, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and Guam.
  • South America, including parts of Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela.


Areas to note with an enhanced risk of below-normal rainfall include:

  • West Africa, including parts of: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, and Cote d’Ivoire.
  • Central Asia, including parts of Mongolia.
  • Pacific, including: Kiribati, Tuvalu, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Johnston Island, Hawaii, and Easter Islands.

Please contact the Climate Centre or ifrc@iri.columbia.edu if you require further information.