Latest El Nino News

Calm before storms? Oddly quiet Atlantic despite forecasts

Aug. 31, 2022 16:48 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s been quiet — too quiet — this Atlantic hurricane season, meteorologists and residents of storm-prone areas whisper almost as if not to tempt fate. A record-tying inactive August is drawing to a close and no storms have formed, even though it is peak...

UN weather agency predicts rare 'triple-dip' La Nina in 2022

Aug. 31, 2022 08:12 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. weather agency is predicting that the phenomenon known as La Nina is poised to last through the end of this year, a mysterious “triple dip” — the first this century — caused by three straight years of its effect on climate patterns like drought and flooding...