Colombia drought: Weather watch

By bogotapost February 15, 2016
  • Drought could cost country up to USD$1m

  •  Rains not expected until March or April

  • 128,185 hectares of forest destroyed

  • 50,000 dead cattle

  • Rivers at lowest for 15 years

  • Reservoirs at 50% on average, crucial for electricity generation

And then the rain…

Related: When it rains it pours, column about the impact of rain in Bogotá

  • Universidad Nacional professor warns of the impact of La Niña – floods and heavy rain after the droughts

Colombia drought 2016