Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre

El Niño: Briefing Note on current status and latest El Niño updates

25/10/2012 - by IRI/Climate Centre

What is happening?

Over the past month, the signs indicating an El Niño have weakened considerably. However, there are some signals of abnormal rainfall in the current forecast that are likely to be important for Red Cross Red Crescent work.

These forecasts are also published on DMIS.

  • Global Seasonal Forecasts, in Spanish, November 2012-January 2013
  • Pacific Seasonal Forecasts, November 2012-January 2013
  • Africa Seasonal Forecasts, November 2012-January 2013
  • Asia Seasonal Forecasts, November 2012-January 2013 
  • Americas Seasonal Forecasts, November 2012-January 2013

Download a document offering further background information on El Niño, seasonal forecast interpretation, connecting forecasts with appropriate actions, and resources for forecast monitoring and decision-making support, in Spanish.