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Current Events, Natural Disasters

Australian States in Flood Crisis

Australian States in Flood Crisis

Australian states have been experiencing worst flooding due to the days of heavy rainfall and expected to continue for more than a month. Considered as the strongest La Nina on record, the affected states are New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Weather scientists believed that the warming of the Coral and Tasman Seas led to […]

March 7, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Weather

Wettest and Hottest Summer in Australia

Wettest and Hottest Summer in Australia

After 37 years,  Queensland’s capital city of Brisbane had the wettest summer and this was due to the La Nina phenomenon.  On record, this was also the strongest La Nina that brought almost a meter of rain to the city, more than the 1974 most wet summer. The northern part of QLD had experienced the […]

March 4, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment, Weather

La Niña Leaves Australia

La Niña Leaves Australia

The weather experts say that Australia has been affected by the strongest La Niña pattern since 1917.  This phenomenon caused the oceans around the country to reach their warmest temperatures on record and produced heavy rains that flooded the states of Queensland, Victoria and some parts of New South Wales. It also contributed to the […]

February 17, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Disasters, Top News, Weather

The Global Flood Crisis

The Global Flood Crisis

The current flood crisis experienced by countries across the globe is a result of the combined effects of drought and series of typhoons that happened last year.  When the sea temperatures become lower than the average, heavy rains start to pour causing water systems to overflow in various areas. This is called the La Nina […]

January 14, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Weather

The La Niña Phenomenon

The La Niña Phenomenon

Early inhabitants along the Pacific coast observe a striking pattern in weather conditions that create unusual side-effects: too much heat or too much rain. The condition that creates a very dry weather along the east of the Pacific is called La Niña. The concept behind the name comes from the marked disparity on the effects […]

December 1, 2010 1 Comment / Read More >>

Weather

El Niño/La Niña Effects

El Niño/La Niña Effects

Weather patterns that cause higher or lower than average surface temperatures in the Pacific are referred to as the El Niño/La Niña phenomenon.  These occurrences can be felt during or approaching the month of December, the month believed to be the time when Jesus Christ was born. The anglicized form of El Niño, “the small […]

November 19, 2010 2 Comments / Read More >>