Author: Rob Marchant

Indian Niño brings devastating drought to East Africa

The recurring droughts in East Africa are partly due to the Indian Ocean Dipole, also known as the Indian Niño, which refers to the sea’s surface temperatures in the eastern Indian Ocean

A severe drought threatens millions of people in East Africa. Crop harvests are well below normal and the price of food has doubled across much of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and nearby countries…Read More