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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.

Monsoon to be below normal over north, south India: IMD

May 31, 2019 10:30 pm

The El-Nino phenomenon, generally believed to have its impact on monsoon, will continue during the rainy season. However, there is a possibility of these conditions to turn neutral during the later part of the rainfall season, the IMD said.

Explained: India's southwest monsoon forecast by IMD

April 16, 2019 12:12 pm

The southwest monsoon covers most of the country and brings 70 per cent of India's annual rainfall. A forecast from the IMD, therefore, is important for governments, businesses and the general public due to its importance for the Indian economy.

Mild El Niño may hamper monsoon

April 04, 2019 7:02 am

Latest bulletins from weather agencies across the world show that a mild El Niño currently prevailing in the equatorial Pacific Ocean was likely to continue till the monsoon, and possibly the rest of the year as well.

Explained: How rocks in Meghalaya cave connect Northeast monsoon to El Niño

March 26, 2019 10:34 am

India’s summer monsoon, in the months of June, July, August and September, which brings in about 70% of annual rainfall in the country, is already known to be heavily influenced by the variability in sea-surface temperatures of Pacific Ocean.

Australia puts chance of El Niño in 2019 at 70 per cent

March 19, 2019 11:56 am

An El Niño weather event can trigger both floods and drought in different parts of the world and is associated with warmer, dry weather across the Asia Pacific.

El Niño rising: Will it affect the Indian monsoon?

March 03, 2019 12:19 pm

The status of El Niño at this time of the year is usually the first indication of the kind of rainfall that is to be expected during the monsoon season later in the year.

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