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NOAA ISSUES EL NINO WATCH

NOAA ISSUES EL NINO WATCH

April 18, 2023395Views

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has issued an El Nino Watch as part of its April climate prediction report.

El Nino Southern Oscillation-neutral conditions are expected to continue through spring, followed by a 62% chance of El Niño developing sometime in May-July 2023. For the August-October period, the chance of El Nino developing rises to more than 80%.

In the Atlantic, El Nino is associated with less-than-average levels of tropical storm activity.

NOAA also states that spring is the typical time for a shift in El Nino Southern Oscillation phase.