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Thursday, July 07, 2022

El Nino


La Nina to prevail, raises hope for a good monsoon: IMD

April 14, 2022 11:51 am

The forecast is based on the March initial conditions provided to the high-resolution Monsoon Mission Coupled Forecast System (MMCFS) model.

El Nino likely to trigger frequent extreme weather events from 2040s: Study

March 12, 2022 12:52 am

In recent years, the 2015 El Nino event had significantly affected India's rainfall, crop output and thus the overall economy.

Australia declares La Niña for second year in a row

November 23, 2021 10:22 am

La Niña is typically associated with greater rainfall, more tropical cyclones, and cooler than average temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean.

Supercomputer simulates what will happen to El Niño, La Niña in a warmer world... results are worrying

September 07, 2021 8:56 am

There is a growing body of research suggesting that climate change can cause extreme and more frequent El Niño and La Niña events.

What is La Nina - how it impacts India's monsoon?

September 07, 2020 5:49 pm

These deviations from the normal surface temperatures in Pacific Ocean can potentially have a large-scale impact on the global weather conditions, and the monsoon climate of the Indian subcontinent also gets affected with these temperature fluctuations.

2019 was hot. The 2010s were even hotter 

January 16, 2020 9:09 am

Since the 1960s, each decade has been warmer than the previous one, by significant amounts. While the 2010s continued this trend, the second half of the decade was especially warm — the five hottest years ever have occurred during that span.

Explained: Trends project extreme El Niño more often

October 24, 2019 12:20 am

While El Niño is a naturally occurring phenomenon, a key question that scientists frequently ask is: In a continuously warming planet, how will climate change affect the creation of strong El Niño events?

Climate change making stronger El Ninos, study finds

October 22, 2019 7:33 am

A powerful El Nino can trigger drought in some places, like Australia and India. And it can cause flooding in other areas like California. The Pacific gets more hurricanes during an El Nino and the Atlantic gets fewer.

More extreme El Nino, La Nina events likely: IPCC report

September 26, 2019 7:01 am

The report released Wednesday takes a look at the impact of climate change on oceans and snow-covered land areas.

Explained: El Niño could be losing steam; why this is good news

July 16, 2019 8:57 am

El Nino is a condition wherein the surface waters in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, off the coast of South America, become unusually warm. Its opposite condition, when it becomes unusually cold, is termed, La Nina.