RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - La Niña could result in an intense drought, an increased risk of forest fires and agricultural production complications, as its influence could have a negative impact on extensive crop and livestock production, as well as affecting water supply and power generation from hydroelectric plants such as Salto Grande.
The weather impact would affect the whole coast of Argentina's Corrientes province where the river is located. The Administrative Commission of the Uruguay River (CARU) forecasts a water deficit for its basin and below-normal rainfall.
CARU explained that sea surface temperatures in the equatorial Pacific . . .