World

El Nino conditions to continue through Northern Hemisphere spring 2024 – US forecaster

2023.11.09 10:09



(Reuters) – El Nino weather conditions will continue through the Northern Hemisphere during April-June 2024 with a 62% chance, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday.

“Above-average sea surface temperatures (SST) across the equatorial Pacific Ocean were indicative of a strong El Nino, with anomalies increasing in the central and east-central Pacific in the past month, “the Climate Prediction Center (U.S. CPC) said.

El Nino is a warming of ocean surface temperatures in the eastern and central Pacific, and can provoke extreme weather phenomena from wildfires to tropical cyclones and prolonged droughts.

Additionally, there is a 35% chance of this event becoming “historically strong” for the November-January season, the U.S. CPC said.

The naturally occurring phenomenon is already spurring calamities across the globe, with the latest target being the neighborhoods of Paraguay and Somalia. The stakes are seen higher for emerging markets more exposed to swings in food and energy prices.

Source link

Related Articles

Back to top button
bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC) $ 65,072.43 0.20%
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 3,523.40 1.09%
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 0.999614 0.08%
bnb
BNB (BNB) $ 592.47 1.49%
solana
Solana (SOL) $ 134.16 0.60%
staked-ether
Lido Staked Ether (STETH) $ 3,521.21 1.06%
usd-coin
USDC (USDC) $ 1.00 0.10%
xrp
XRP (XRP) $ 0.490846 0.80%
dogecoin
Dogecoin (DOGE) $ 0.124499 1.33%
the-open-network
Toncoin (TON) $ 7.14 2.78%
cardano
Cardano (ADA) $ 0.386192 0.20%
avalanche-2
Avalanche (AVAX) $ 27.62 2.07%
shiba-inu
Shiba Inu (SHIB) $ 0.000018 0.31%
tron
TRON (TRX) $ 0.116822 0.48%
wrapped-bitcoin
Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) $ 65,004.42 0.08%
chainlink
Chainlink (LINK) $ 14.39 0.11%
polkadot
Polkadot (DOT) $ 5.68 2.57%
bitcoin-cash
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) $ 391.64 1.29%
uniswap
Uniswap (UNI) $ 10.07 0.37%
near
NEAR Protocol (NEAR) $ 5.31 6.25%
wrapped-eeth
Wrapped eETH (WEETH) $ 3,660.70 1.15%
litecoin
Litecoin (LTC) $ 74.74 0.58%
matic-network
Polygon (MATIC) $ 0.579876 0.28%
leo-token
LEO Token (LEO) $ 5.69 0.48%
dai
Dai (DAI) $ 0.998976 0.01%
pepe
Pepe (PEPE) $ 0.000011 3.61%
fetch-ai
Fetch.ai (FET) $ 1.61 9.18%
internet-computer
Internet Computer (ICP) $ 8.37 0.51%
ethena-usde
Ethena USDe (USDE) $ 1.00 0.17%
ethereum-classic
Ethereum Classic (ETC) $ 24.13 0.48%
renzo-restaked-eth
Renzo Restaked ETH (EZETH) $ 3,528.61 0.89%
kaspa
Kaspa (KAS) $ 0.144678 0.08%
aptos
Aptos (APT) $ 6.95 0.15%
monero
Monero (XMR) $ 168.07 0.84%
render-token
Render (RNDR) $ 7.72 0.41%
hedera-hashgraph
Hedera (HBAR) $ 0.080758 0.18%
stellar
Stellar (XLM) $ 0.094407 1.12%
cosmos
Cosmos Hub (ATOM) $ 6.90 0.51%
mantle
Mantle (MNT) $ 0.822431 0.65%
arbitrum
Arbitrum (ARB) $ 0.806477 1.72%
okb
OKB (OKB) $ 42.94 0.63%
crypto-com-chain
Cronos (CRO) $ 0.094214 0.09%
filecoin
Filecoin (FIL) $ 4.44 0.61%
blockstack
Stacks (STX) $ 1.67 0.92%
first-digital-usd
First Digital USD (FDUSD) $ 0.999863 0.15%
immutable-x
Immutable (IMX) $ 1.57 1.86%
maker
Maker (MKR) $ 2,427.64 2.03%
sui
Sui (SUI) $ 0.906968 5.42%
vechain
VeChain (VET) $ 0.026869 1.74%
the-graph
The Graph (GRT) $ 0.225668 2.42%