La Niña 17 February 2011 update20/02/2011 - by IRI & RC/RC Climate Centre
This document contains updated information on the regional impacts of the current La Niña, based on the February 17th update of IRI’s seasonal forecast for March – May 2011. In many 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 17 March 2011 and can be found at: http://iri.columbia.edu/ifrc/forecast/3munusualprecip.