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El Nino Persists, Drought Still Strikes

The combination of El Nino and the Indian Ocean Dipole positively strengthens the intensity of drought and dryness in Indonesia at this time.

This article has been translated using AI. See Original .

By
AHMAD ARIF
· 5 minutes read

The following article was translated using both Microsoft Azure Open AI and Google Translation AI. The original article can be found in El Nino Bertahan, Kekeringan Masih Melanda

Empty rice grains due to water shortage in Karangsetia village, Karangbahagia sub-district, Bekasi regency, West Java, on Tuesday (17/10/2023). Farmers from two villages, namely Karangsetia and Karanganyar, are screaming and traumatized because they have planted rice two to three times and ended up with a failed harvest.
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Empty rice grains due to water shortage in Karangsetia village, Karangbahagia sub-district, Bekasi regency, West Java, on Tuesday (17/10/2023). Farmers from two villages, namely Karangsetia and Karanganyar, are screaming and traumatized because they have planted rice two to three times and ended up with a failed harvest.

JAKARTA, KOMPAS - The combination of El Nino and positive Indian Ocean Dipole or IOD strengthens the intensity of drought and dryness. The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency reported that until mid-October 2023, some areas in Indonesia have experienced consecutive rainless days for more than 60 days, even in East Sumba and Rote Ndao for 176 days without rain.

Editor:
ADHITYA RAMADHAN
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