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BOM forecasters say most climate models are continuing to suggest an El Nino will develop this winter as a result of warmer sea temperatures in the Pacific Ocean. "Days and nights are likely to be warmer than average for much of Australia but cooler in ...
The South African Weather Service says the next summer season has increased the likelihood for the development of El Nino conditions, which are often associated with drought and water scarcity - as seen recently in South Africa. This was revealed by ...
Johannesburg - drought conditions associated with an El Nino weather pattern are likely to reoccur in a few months time, the South African government said on Thursday.
El Nino refers to an abnormal warming of sea surface waters in the equatorial Pacific Ocean that is known to impact weather events worldwide. In India, it is associated with a suppressed rainfall during the monsoon season. The Climate Prediction Centre ...
New Delhi: Private weather forecast agency, Skymet Weather, has predicted a 'below normal' monsoon in India this year, taking note of the growing possibility of El Nino conditions developing around July-August that may affect normal rainfall in the ...
The world's costliest flood disaster of 2017 is still unfolding across parts of coastal Peru, where extreme rainfall atop normally dry terrain has led to episodes of major flooding over the last few weeks.
The equatorial Pacific is not currently in a declared El Nino, which would require substantial warming of the ocean waters over a large part of the region for a minimum of five months.
A rice field damaged by drought last year in Vietnam's Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang. The El Nino weather phenomenon is forecast to return to Vietnam in ...
"The extreme weather patterns are continuing in 2017 adding that at least three times so far this winter, the Arctic saw what can be called the Polar equivalent of a heatwave, with powerful Atlantic storms driving an influx of warm, moist air," WMO said.
The equatorial Pacific is not currently in a declared El Nino, which would require substantial warming of the ocean waters over a large part of the region for a minimum of five months.
Alabama News, Weather, sports & Traffic · Clear ... WASHINGTON (AP) - Even without an El Nino warming the world's waters, Earth in February sizzled to its second hottest temperature on record, behind only last year.
In the past, Earth doesn't come near record heat if there's no El Nino. This year it did - on every continent. NOAA climate scientist Ahira Sanchez-Lugo called it clear evidence of climate change. She calculated that the rate of February warming since ...
Records go back to 1880. In the past, Earth doesn't come near record heat if there's no El Nino. This year it did - on every continent.
The El Nino-triggered warming of the East Equatorial Pacific waters could have a negative impact on the latter half (August-September) of this year's South-West monsoon.
... and abnormal warming of Pacific waters off Peru has unleashed the deadliest downpours in decades, with landslides and raging rivers sweeping away people, clogging highways and destroying crops in a potential sign of a global El Nino pattern this year.
WASHINGTON - Even without an El Nino warming the world's waters, Earth in February sizzled to its second hottest temperature on record, behind only last year.
ROTTERDAM, March 16 (Reuters) - Palm oil on the European vegetable oils market rose on Thursday on concerns that an El Nino weather pattern could return this year, which would cause dryness and cut palm fruit yields. A stronger ringgit also underpinned ...
A climate phenomenon known as the "Indian Nino" is causing frequent and intense droughts in parts of East Africa.
Besides, the month was the fourth hottest February since 1901; that too without an El Nino hounding the Pacific waters.
ROTTERDAM, March 15 (Reuters) - Palm oil on the European vegetable oils market was firmer on Wednesday because of worries that a potential El Nino ...
Certain climate processes, such as the El Nino Southern Oscillation or the annual cycle of Arctic sea ice cover, are intertwined with both weather and climate. They operate on seasonal time scales, but their variability and strength reside in the ...
Sucres and Denrees warned of "more volatility" ahead for sugar prices, as it forecast a return to global production surplus next season - provided the world is spared a significant El Nino weather pattern. Sucres and Denrees, better known as Sucden ...
"The forecast is for a weak El Nino, which means slightly below normal rainfall in Australia, Southeast Asia and India," said Kyle Tapley, an agricultural meteorologist with U.S.
Some global models seem to suggest that the tropical Pacific may relapse into an El Nino phase as early as July, when the South-West monsoon in India normally reaches its peak.
The South American country has felt the effects of heavy rain since the turn of the year.
Furnace and fireplace weather will be with us for a few days with the coldest air in 2 months. ... We have gone from a weak La Nina to neutral conditions in the Pacific Ocean over the winter and now the sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific are ...
The bureau outlook for an El Nino has been upgraded to a "watch", which meant the likelihood of the weather pattern forming was about 50 per cent.
Singapore, March 14 (Reuters) - A weak El Nino weather pattern forecast to develop across Asia this year will have only slight impact on production of crops such as wheat, palm oil, rice and oilseeds, a meteorologist said on Tuesday.
scientists have found the seasonal "fingerprints" of Arctic sea ice, El Nino, and other climate phenomena in a new study that probes the global interactions ...
Once a month, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center comes out with an updated forecast, predicting next fall and winter's sea surface temperatures.
scientists at NOAA see chances of El Nino conditions occurring this year, but not to the point of raising an El Nino watch.
New Delhi: In what could spell bad news for this year's monsoon, international weather agencies have begun predicting an El Nino event in the second half of ...
It's not time to go purchase that canoe just yet, but climate predictors are hinting that next winter will be another wet one.
El Nino is a climate phenomenon characterized by warmer than average waters off the Pacific coast of South America.
Over the past month, sea-surface temperatures across the eastern Equatorial Pacific Ocean have began to cool slightly. While time will tell for sure, this could be the first small sign that the present El Nino is beginning to weaken. Long-range climate ...
Just 4 days to go for the big verdict. By Pratik Parija India's monsoon may escape the effects of a possible El Nino as the event that can bring dry weather to the world's top cotton grower and second-biggest wheat and sugar producer. ... Forecasters ...
"Though Nepal has yet to make an official forecast for monsoon this year, the worldwide phenomenon and forecasting definitely indicate that El Nino will affect the country's weather," said Kandel. She added that the MFD will officially release a ...
Probability of an El Nino formation in 2017 has led to some worries about India's monsoon season, but exact impact on rains and crop production will not be solely dependent on this event, says a Nomura report.
Human activity is altering our climate. The vast majority of scientists agree on that. But there is disagreement about the rate at which it is happening and how it will impact us.
A warmer-than-average winter coupled with more severe and regular thunderstorms will have you thinking you are somewhere in the South Pacific. Sydney is in for a tropical winter this year, forecasters have predicted. Picture: Rohan Kelly. Independent ...
El Nino is a weather condition, which has a major impact on the Indian monsoon season. A normal monsoon is vital for the country's farming sector as a significant portion of the country's agricultural land is rainfed.
Tropical waters in the Pacific Ocean are said to be warming at an increasingly substantial rate, leading some to believe El Nino conditions are around th...
THE Bureau of meteorology has increased its outlook status for El Nino to 'watch level', meaning the likelihood of the weather event sits at 50 per cent. But that doesn't mean the East Coast of Australia is teetering towards drought. Weatherzone ...
Sydney's record-breaking weather juggernaut rolls on, with summer confirmed as the city's hottest for both days and nights over records stretching back 157 ...
Seven out of eight international climate models also indicate steady warming in the central tropical areas of the Pacific Ocean during the next six months, meaning an El Nino could form by July. "However, some caution must be taken at this time of year ...


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