Kiribati Drought Update - December 2016
Season: Kiribati is currently in Wet season, AU MEANG (Nov-April).
ENSO Status: In Neutral.
Rainfall records show that Butaritari,Beru and Kiritimati are in drought for the 3 months period (affects crops and rainwater tanks) and 6 month periods (affects household wells). Butaritari is also in drought for the12 months period which can affect ground water lens in wells at households.
Tarawa and Abaiang are in warning for 3 and 6 months period while Kanton- in warning for 3 months period only.