Friday, March 31, 2006

La Niña

La Niña arrived March 3. The rain started weeks before that, but it's as close an explanation for this 'event' as we're likely to get. A lot of the state has already passed their rainfall average for the year.

So on Day 41, we have more landslides mauka, more flooding windward, and the end of a 47 million gallon sewage spill that closed Waikiki beaches. This morning the news reported that the beaches might be closed for weeks, even months, until the bacteria levels fall.

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