Daily Archives: March 15, 2010

Unabated Flooding

After losing two dams due to flooding waters last week the villages near Kyzyl-Agash in southern Kazakhstan are at a continued and increased risk of flooding. Recent floods have left 33 dead and widespread damage. Storms across central and southern Asia, like southern Europe and the southern United States, have been moving by one after […]

El Niño and the Famous Rice Terraces

The famous Ifugao Rice Terraces in the Philippines and El Niño are rarely mentioned in the same sentence, but it’s been happening lately. Actually, you can link El Niño to lots of things that are affected by the unusually warm waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of South and Central America — […]