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IOD 2019 in the news

Tropical Africa

Indian Ocean Dipole spells flood danger for East Africa

Here’s the explanation for heavy rainfall currently pounding the country

Why the floods in East Africa are so bad

Floods kill 280 people, affect 2.8m others in EA: UN

Intian valtameren dipoli-ilmiö kylvää tuhoa itäisessä Afrikassa – Sateet voivat jatkua jopa pitkälle tammikuuhun

Blogs on IOD

THE CLIMATE KELPIE BLOG: Indian Ocean in the climate ‘driver’s seat’ for 2019

Droughts over Australia -- current situation and outlook

Australia - ABC News

A positive Indian Ocean Dipole this winter is bad news for drought-hit parts of Australia

India - Prof. Sridhar Balasubramanian's analysis of the abundant rainy season of 2019

Southwest monsoon 2019 took everyone by surprise and proved it is the master

India - Prof. Sridhar Balasubramanian assesses the impact of the 2019 IOD on Indian summer rains

As El Niño Plays Villain, Could the Indian Ocean Dipole Save Monsoon 2019?

India - Economic Times : IMD's assessment featuring Dr. Pai

Local Indian Ocean phenomenon may bring better rainfall despite El Nino

India - Business Times : IMD updates assessment for latter half of 2019

Excess rainfall in half of India in August: IMD

India - my assessment of where the IOD is going from now

2019 to Be One of Strongest Indian Ocean Dipole Years On Record: Expert

Singapore - the newpaper : Hotter and drier than normal years

Dry spell likely caused by climate phenomenon

Singapore - The Strait Times : Dry spell to last long

Dry spell in Singapore likely to last several months

Indonesia - Forest fires and haze

ASEAN should move faster for mitigation of peatland fires, haze

Indonesia - NASA : Smoke blankets Borneo

Smoke blankets Borneo

Indonesia - Al Jazeera : Schools and airports to close in Sumatra

Indonesia fires forces schools and airport to close in Sumatra

Indonesia - : Fires and Smog In Indonesia

Fires in Indonesia Blanket Islands and Cities in Smog

Iran - The Tehran Times

Will Iran experience above-normal rainfall during autumn?