El Nino

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(oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time

the Christ child

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With the coming El Nino rains, Golden State Lifeguards has been actively working with community groups, schools and other organizations urging them to take preparedness seriously.
The El Nino phenomenon will this year be the worst since 1997," Secretary Mario Montejo of the Philippines Department of Science and Technology said recently in Ozamiz City in Northern Mindanao during a speech.
But California and other drought struck areas better not count on El Nino rescuing them like in a Bruce Lee action movie, experts say.
Goldman Sachs said the El Nino phenomenon will put crops like cocoa, coffee, sugar and palm oil at risk.
Earlier this year, many scientists anticipated a blockbuster 2014 El Nino that would rival the record-setting 1997 event.
The National Oceanic Atmospheric and Administration issued an official El Nino watch Thursday.
An El Nino occurs when warm water buried below the surface of the Pacific rises up and spreads along the equator towards America.
The El Nino will also likely mean a weak Atlantic hurricane season this year, he said.
An El Nino can lead to significantly warmer winters in the U.
During El Nino years, for example, drought usually comes to Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and southern Africa, while flooding comes to the southwestern United States, Argentina, Kenya, and many other nations and regions.
The model shows a robust agreement with the real data, as only the influence of El Nino on the cycle of VL was analyzed.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said Wednesday it has detected early signs of El Nino, a warming of waters off Peru that has large atmospheric consequences.
IN THE PAST DECADE the weather phenomenon known as El Nino has dramatically affected the Americas--causing the loss of lives, crop destruction, and devastation of fishing industries.
For reasons not easy to follow, Davis keeps referring in these chapters to the possible connection of El Nino to the droughts.
El Nino often produces precipitation and wild storms over most of the country.