El Niño and La Niña and its effects

El Niño and La Niña events are a natural part of the global climate system. They occur when the Pacific Ocean and the atmosphere above it change from their neutral (‘normal’) state for several seasons. El Niño events are associated with a warming of the central and eastern tropical Pacific, while La Niña events are… Continue reading El Niño and La Niña and its effects

Drought in our Lives

Drought has many meanings. In simple terms, it is the absence of water for a long period of time which causes the lack of water supply and the land to dry. Its definition also depends on individuals or group of people. To farmers, it is a period of moisture deficiency, lacking the amount of liquid… Continue reading Drought in our Lives

Storm surge: A devastating natural calamity

With many natural calamities that had occurred in any corner of the world, many houses, infrastructures, livelihood are ruined, and even lives that have been perished because of the destructive effect brought by these natural calamities which are unexpectedly happen. One of those is the storm surge. Many of you have already encountered this word… Continue reading Storm surge: A devastating natural calamity