Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Caribbean urged to prepare for long drought

A farm worker walks through a drought-affected farm in Enfield, St Mary, Jamaica, in this August 28, 2019 file photo. (Photo: AFP)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados- based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) is warning that long-term drought is evolving throughout the Caribbean during the three-month period of February to April this year.

In its latest Caribbean Climate Outlooks, published here yesterday, CariCOF warned that during the peak of the dry season, limited water availability will be caused by evolving or possible long-term drought throughout the Caribbean, except in French Guiana and north-west Bahamas.  Read more >>