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UN officials say swift action needed to tackle El Nino-induced extreme weather

Top UN officials called on Monday for swift action to combat the El Niño extreme weather events that are currently devastating southern Africa and other regions with flooding and drought.

UN weather agency says above normal temperature likely to be experienced between March-May due to El Nino

El Nino and predicted above-normal sea-surface temperatures over much of the global oceans are expected to lead to above-normal temperatures over almost all land areas in the next three months, the United Nations said on Tuesday (March 5, 2024).

Monsoon ends with 'normal' rainfall, El Nino effects mitigated by positive factors: IMD

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that the four-month monsoon season concluded with India receiving "normal" rainfall, totalling 820 mm compared to the long-term average of 868.6 mm, according to a news agency report.

World Meteorological Organization declares onset of El Nino conditions, surge in global temperatures likely

Geneva: El Niño conditions have developed in the tropical Pacific for the first time in seven years, setting the stage for a likely surge in global temperatures and disruptive weather and climate patterns.

IMD maintains 'normal' monsoon prediction amid high probability of El Nino

New Delhi: The weather department on Friday stated that the country will have a ‘normal’ monsoon season, retaining its previous forecast despite a high likelihood of El Nino conditions.

Monsoon advances over Andaman Sea, Nicobar Islands: IMD

New Delhi: The Southwest monsoon on Friday made progress and advanced over the Southeast Bay of Bengal, Nicobar Islands, and South Andaman Sea, an event crucial for the arrival of the Monsoon.

New temperature records, food security threats likely as El Niño looms

New York: The development of an El Niño climate pattern in the Pacific Ocean this year is more and more likely, with dangerously high temperatures and extreme weather events expected, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday.

Increased potential for warmer and drier than average conditions as Bureau raises ENSO Outlook to "El Nino Alert": Australian Met Office

Sydney, Oct 10 (IBNS): The Australian Bureau of Meteorology on Wednesday revised its ENSO Outlook to "El Niño Alert" meaning the chances of an El Niño forming during Spring is now 70% or roughly three times the normal risk.

Early action key to preventing crises related to El Niño and La Niña – UN relief official

New York, Jan 3 (JEN):  La Niña is expected to impact weather around the world in 2018, a United Nations relief official said, urging governments and the international community to act early to mitigate the impacts from this potentially destructive weather pattern and its counterpart, El Niño.