Colombia Drowning

Image Credit: navy Research Lab, Monterey

This year’s La Nina, while not a record-setter itself, has triggered record-breaking rains in Colombia. Floods have killed at least 200 people and over 100 are still under a landslide which buried them on Sunday. (That story here: The President of Colombia has cancelled his meeting in Mexico, on the climate, to deal with the reality on his flooded ground. (

Floods have displaced 1.6 million people –so far– from their homes and may displace up to 2 million, in a country with a population of less than 44 million.

Details from Jeff Masters here: Wunder Blog : Weather Underground

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