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El Niño in the Tropics

El Niño in the Tropics

Western and Eastern countries along the borders of the Pacific are among the ones that have been greatly affected by this unusual but recurrent anomaly known as the El Niño or “the small boy” in the English language. The name was coined with reference to baby Jesus who was thought to have been born on […]

November 21, 2010 No Comments / Read More >>

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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 >>