A quick refresher on what “the little girl” actually is. By Sara Chodosh 10-16-2017 Are we in for snow, or just rain? It seems like every year there’s some talk of El Niño or La […]
It looks like we’re in for another La Niña winter. What does that mean?
La Nina conditions expected winter 2017-2018, what does this mean for the Valley?
OCTOBER 13, 2017, BY CHRISTINA EDWARDS Earlier this week, the Climate Prediction Center — a division within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA — indicated that the winter of 2017-2018 […]
La Nina Could Cause Further Drought in Horn of Africa
September 22, 2017 Sora Halake Percent of normal rainfall from May to September 2016 in Africa (NOAA) Scientists are warning that the Horn of Africa may have to endure another dry season […]
Understanding La Niña (Video)
L. ARIAS, AUGUST During August of 2016, the Central Valley, Northern Zone and central Caribbean have received 37 to 72 percent less rain than normal, IMN’s Meteorologist Luis Fernando Alvarado said. The driest […]
Variability in Barbados’ Rainfall Pattern: An El Nino/La Nina Perspective
Sonia Nurse Deputy Director (Ag) Barbados Meteorological Services Issued October 2011 Posted 7-24-2017 Introduction Although El Niño and La Niña events are characterized by warmer or cooler than average sea surface temperatures […]
A wimpy La Niña is on the way toward La Nada status
January 14, 2017 By Tom Yulsman La Niña typically cools the Pacific. But this time, large swathes of warmer-than-average sea temperatures have muted the cooling. The surface waters of the Pacific Ocean have been […]
Haze crisis unlikely next year, says Indonesian official
PUBLISHED DEC 30, 2016, 5:00 AM SGT Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja Indonesia Correspondent In Jakarta The choking haze that enveloped Singapore and Malaysia in 2015 is unlikely to be repeated next year, an Indonesian official […]
La Niña to make Kenya drier, bring floods in other countries
Aug. 02, 2016, 3:00 am By GILBERT KOECH @koechjunior_1 Latest forecasts indicate a 55-70 per cent chance of a La Niña developing towards the end of this year, the Food and Agriculture […]
There is now a 70% chance of an Australian La Niña climate pattern developing during Spring 2016!
Over the past 12 months Australia has endured a high impact record strength El Niño climate pattern which peaked in November 2015 with large areas suffering a significant reduction in rainfall while […]
1 Million Guatemalans Hungry as Drought Parches Central America
Already vulnerable with high levels of malnutrition and poverty, Guatemala is seeing an increase in food insecurity as drought hits hard. Nearly one million Guatemalans are struggling with food shortages and hunger as […]