I will pay for the following article Effects of El Nino in Asia. The work is to be 11 pages with three to five sources, with in-text citations and a reference page.

I will pay for the following article Effects of El Nino in Asia. The work is to be 11 pages with three to five sources, with in-text citations and a reference page. The warm current off the coast of South America appears after Christmas which led the Spanish sailors in Peru to call it El Nino. El Nino means little child in Spanish (WHO, 2000).

El Nino is caused when the winds that push the water get weaker. Due to the weaker winds, the warm water that has been accumulated in the west comes back towards the east. At the same time, sufficient cold water is not pulled up from the bottom. These two factors contribute to the warming up of the water and the growth of El Nino. The winds get weaker and the ocean gets warmer and the warmer ocean further makes the winds weaker. The process continues and the El Nino continues to grow (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1997). The warming continues at an expected rate and continues for 12- 18 months. The change severely disturbs the aquatic life and the local bird population (Kovats et al. 2003). El Nino usually occurs every two to seven years (FAO, 1997).

Although the El Nino may be beneficial in some ways but is more commonly known to cause destruction to the crops, aquatic life, reduce water supply, increase forest fires and droughts. El Nino had caused intense drought in several countries in 1982-83 and in Asia in the 1990s (FAO, 1997). In the Asian region, El Nino has caused droughts, floods, fires, loss of approximately 500-600 thousand hectares of land, crops, and sunlight, environmental damage, human and animal loss of lives, economic loss and health concerns (National Drought Mitigation Center, 1997).

The 1997-98 flooding had caused severe problems in Asia including the displacement of the population. This is also due to the population growth and the concentration of the population in high-risk areas such as the coastal areas and the cities. People living in shanty places and mud houses with no defenses against extreme weather conditions are seriously affected by the heavy flooding and rainfall attributed to the El Nino.&nbsp.

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