Scientists say this year's El Nino weather pattern is likely a key factor in the red tide
Over 100 million people may be affected by weather phenomena
The event coincided with the El Nino effect, which alters ocean temperatures and currents in the eastern Pacific.
Up to 500 hectares of coral reefs off the southern coast are being ruined
It can hurt crops and bring more Atlantic hurricanes
Global supply is shrinking as El Nino weather conditions cause crop losses in Southeast Asia and South America
An El Nino, a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific, typically leads to scorching weather across Asia and East...
Manufacturing still robust, global factors may weigh
Climate outlooks show La Nina may develop between June, August
Vietnam’s coffee belt is suffering the worst drought since the mid-1980s due to the impact of El Nino
Salination has delayed planting of the summer-autumn crop, and planting of the third crop could be threatened by seasonal floods...
About 14 million people face hunger in Southern Africa because of a drought that has been exacerbated by an El Nino...
This El Nino is expected to end towards the middle of the year.
Scientists blame the ongoing 2015-2016 El Nino weather phenomenon, one of the most powerful on record, for the current drought...