A global view of an El Nino: the red area in the eastern Pacific is the heated mass of water that develops into an El Nino.
El Nino Could Cause ‘Dramatic Rise’ In Temperatures says the UN’s World Meteorological Organization, reports Ed King at Responding to Climate Change. El Nino is a cyclic weather event, rooted in a buildup of warm water in the eastern Pacific, that has an overall warming effect around the world, besides more localized effects. One is expected starting this summer.
The WMO Secretary General said, “The combination of natural warming from any El Niño event and human-induced warming from greenhouse gases has the potential to cause dramatic rise in global mean temperature.” Global warming affects El Nino, a new study indicates.
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