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Kiribati Drought Update - Issue 19, March 2017

Pays
Kiribati
Sources
Govt. Kiribati
Date de publication
Origine
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SUMMARY STATEMENT

  • Season: Kiribati is currently in Wet season, AU MEANG (Nov-April).
  • ENSO Status: Neutral
  • Drought Highlights using Rainfall records:
  • Only Butaritari was in drought for the 12 month period (affects household wells).
  • Beru and Kiritimati in drought for the 3 and 6 months (affects rainwater tanks and household wells).
  • Tarawa, Abaiang and Kanton in warning for the 3 and 6 months.

(Drought in 3, 6, 12, 36, 48 month means the accumulated rainfall over the last 3, 6, 12, 36, 48 months was below the lowest 10% of the historic records).