Original publish date: January 26, 2011 In this short video interview, scientists Brad Lyon and Paul Block from the International Research Institute (IRI) for Climate and Society explain the potential impacts of […]
Alert! La Niña Warning 2018
Early warning – early action analysis for a potential La Niña in 2016 – 2017 This report highlighted the expected 2016-17 La Niña which did not unfold the way it was expected. […]
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 […]
El Niños often lead to drier conditions over large parts of Australia, while La Niñas tend to enhance rainfall over much of the continent. Depending on the time of year, El Niño […]
What Is La Niña?
by Steve Graham La Niña The Southern Oscillation The coupled atmosphere-ocean phenomenon known as El Niño is frequently followed by a period of normal conditions in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Sometimes, but […]