TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's weather bureau said on Monday that a La Nina weather pattern has emerged, with a 60 percent chance of it lasting though to the end of spring in May.
The return of La Niña, the weather phenomenon characterized by unusually cold ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific, likely means warmer, drier temperatures for Southern California this season.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued an alert on Tuesday for a La Nina weather event next month, saying the chance it would take place was triple the normal likelihood.
Heavy downpours typical of La Nina bring flooding and ferry cancellations.
Forecasters are expecting another La Niña winter for the 2017-2018 season. La Niña (which means "little girl" in Spanish) disrupts large-scale climate patterns that can influence water availability, food production, human health, and extreme weather events around the globe. So what exactly is La Niña, and what might she have in store for you this winter?
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The cool phase of the planet's most important weather pattern will ensure 2016 tops the charts.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's weather bureau said on Friday that some characteristics of a La Niña weather pattern are continuing and that it sees a 60 percent chance of La Niña weather conditions emerging by the end of winter.
This is the second winter in a row that La Niña is at play.
La Niña has arrived and is likely to linger through the winter, the National Weather Service announced Thursday morning. The opposite of the more famous El Niño phenomenon, La Niña describes a natural cooling of the tropical Pacific Ocean which affects weather all over the planet. Typically, during La Niña events, cold and stormy periods assault the north central […]
La Niña, the cooler sibling of El Niño, has now formed, federal government forecasters announced Thursday.
La Nina, the cool flip side to El Nino, is returning for a second straight winter, forecasters said Thursday.
(Reuters) - A U.S. government weather forecaster on Thursday said La Niña conditions are predicted to continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter 2017-18.
La Nina, the cool flip side to El Nino, is returning for a second straight winter, forecasters said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said a weak La Nina … Click to Continue »
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The Pacific Ocean is likely to enter a La Niña state in the next few months, which could mean a more active Atlantic hurricane season next year
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said on Tuesday climate indicators were near the levels associated with a La Nina weather event and pegged the chance of the weather pattern developing this year at 50 perce...