CIMH Warns Of Possible Drought In Most Caribbean Countries | RJR News

The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) says chances of drought and recurrent dry spells have increased except in the Bahamas and Cuba during the first three months of this year.


The CIMH, in its Caribbean Climate Outlooks released Tuesday, said with an El Niño on forecast, chances of drought and recurrent dry spells are increased.


According to CIMH, as of December 1 last year, short term drought in northwestern parts of The Bahamas and Cuba, and in southern and eastern-most Hispaniola have been recorded while there have been long term situations in Cayman, southern-most Hispaniola, eastern Jamaica and much of the Leeward Islands.


CIMH said shorter term drought is evolving in Barbados, Cayman…

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