Look out! La Niña is set to hit NEXT MONTH - but forecasters say it will be 'fleeting' 



It was thought that ocean temperatures would cool down to a neutral point following the recent dissipation of El Niño, but now, researchers say chances are rising for a La Niña event.
This occurs when surface temperatures become unusually cold in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, and has been known to cause floods and drought in severe occurrences.
The Climate Prediction Center (CPC), an agency of the National Weather Service, in a monthly forecast pegged the chance of La Niña developing this fall at 70 percent.
The conditions are slightly favored to persist into the winter, CPC said, pegging... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 32
Source: Daily Mail
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