La Niña Current Affairs, GK & News

La Nina

La Nina is an Ocean – Atmospheric phenomenon occurring in the central Pacific Ocean. La Nina is the opposite of “El Nino” and means “Little Girl” in Spanish. This complex climate phenomenon occurs as a result of strong Trade winds blowing from Southern America to Eastern Australian coast. Due to strong trade winds, warm water ..

Australia declares ‘La Nina weather event begins’

Weather bureau of Australia declared on November 23, 2021 that; a La Nina weather phenomenon had developed in Pacific Ocean for the second consecutive year. Highlights Development of this phenomenon will bring above average rainfall across central, north and east Australia. This event could boost wheat yields in Australia. In September 2021, India had increased ..

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La Nina

La Nina is a weather pattern involving the strong winds blowing the Pacific Ocean’s warm surface water from South America to Indonesia. With the warm water moving westwards, the cold water underneath rises to the surface near the coast of South America. This results in countries like Peru and Ecuador witnessing droughts and countries like ..

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La Nina to boost South West Monsoon in 2020

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology recently stated that there is 50% of chances for the formation of La Nina in 2020. Highlights According to the researchers at the bureau, the La Nina if formed will boost the South West Monsoon. The Indian Meteorological Department expects an above average monsoon in India in 2020. The IMD ..

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IMD: El Nino to be neutral; Normal Monsoon rains for India

On March 19, 2020, the Indian Meteorological Department announced that the El Nino Weather Phenomenon is to remain neutral this year between May and July. This will bring in normal rains to India during South West Monsoon. The Indian Monsoon is greatly affected by the El Nino and La Nina Weather Phenomenon. The neutral event ..

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Facts Box: Effects of El-Nino, Equinod and IOD on Indian Monsoon, 2019

The ongoing frenetic of the North-East Monsoon in the Peninsular India were supported by the same factors that propelled the South-West monsoon. The Indian monsoon of 2019 saw a neutral Pacific (neither El Nino nor La Nina), a positive Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) and a positive Equatorial Indian Ocean Oscillation (EQUINOO). El nino  The variation ..

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