This report’s purpose is to help Vietnam policy makers and stakeholders prepare for future El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events. It does this by providing information on ENSO’s agricultural, economic,
Vinson Kurian Japanese researchers have indicated the possibility of La Nina, the alter ego of monsoon-buster El Nino, to unfold over the equatorial Pacific later this year. La Nina, which represents shift of warmer sea-surface temperatures to the west equatorial Pacific, has generally coincided with a normal Indian monsoon, though there is no direct cause-effect relationship.
London, Dec. 18: The global mean temperature for 2008 has been calculated to be 14.3
Tokyo, Dec. 15: The pace of global warming appears to be slowing, with the average temperature in the world in 2008 registering a rise of 0.2
The unusually-heavy rains over Tamil Nadu and other parts of southern peninsula may have been caused by La Nina and the positive phase of southern oscillation (SO), global scale circulation features.