Analysis of recent flooding in Paraguay

According to Floodlist, over 10000 people in Asunción and other parts of Paraguay have had to leave their homes due to severe flooding on the Lower Paraguay River. What’s causing this?

Since coauthors and I recently wrote a paper in Journal of Climate on the drivers of other floods in this region (Doss-Gollin, Muñoz, Mason, & Pastén, 2018), I prepared a brief exploration of the recent event to see whether a similar set of mechanisms was at play in the recent flood events. Want to find out what’s going on?
Read that post here!