TODAY COLOMBIA – Colombia is preparing itself for extreme levels of rainfall due to weather phenomenon La Niña following months of extreme drought caused by El Niño.
Both El Niño and La Niña are caused by water flows in the Pacific ocean that in the case of El Niño in Colombia causes drought and in the case of El Niña causes extreme rainfall.
“At the moment the models show that we have less dispersion, which increases the probability of ‘La Niña’ from  60-70% to 76%. This situation would have a consolidation on the last quarter of this year, with strong and abundant rain,” according to Colombia’s meteorology institute.
So far in the first season of rains that began in early April, there have been “306 events, including landslides, windstorms, flash

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