Predicting strong El Niño events over two years in advance

Livescience.com July 9, 2024, 08:00 PM UTC

Summary: Scientists have discovered a way to predict strong El Niño events more than two years in advance by analyzing past climate data. This study, published in Geophysical Research Letters, extends the prediction window beyond the current six to 12 months. El Niño and La Niña significantly impact global weather patterns, influencing hurricane activity and regional climates. The findings could aid in emergency planning and resource management.

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