After the flood: what an El Niño might mean for Australian communities

When it comes to the weather, it can be a bit of a guessing game. You might have heard about the La Nina events that we’ve been having for the past three years. But what you might not know is that consecutive La Nina events are unusual, but just how unusual?

Looking ahead this year, scientists are fearing the worst, predicting the potential arrival of La Nina’s hotter and drier cousin, El Nino.

Kate Simmonds, the Physical Climate Risk and Resilience Advisor at the Investor Group on Climate Change, joined us to discuss what this could mean for Australian communities who are still grappling with multiple damaging floods.


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