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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.