Unusually heavy rainfall has caused extensive flooding and loss of life in Peru

Extreme flooding and frequent landslides that occurred this month have forced hundreds from their homes.  An El Niño like condition with warm ocean waters developed near Peru’s coast. This extremely warm water off Peru’s western coast has been blamed for promoting the development of these storms whilst equatorial sea surface temperatures (SSTs) are average elsewhere … More Unusually heavy rainfall has caused extensive flooding and loss of life in Peru