Video: El Niño And La Niña? Everything You Should Know!

The ENSO cycle is a term that refers to the fluctuations between oceanic temperatures and atmospheric temperatures within the east-central Equatorial Pacific (ranging between 120 degrees West and the International Date Line).

Commercial Southern Bluefin Tuna Fleet Battles La Niña Weather

Approximately 10,000 fish will be caught at a time and carried in cages to farms at Port Lincoln—the tuna industry’s home in the state—and be reared for major markets like China and Japan.

Feeling Hot? It Won’t Last: La Niña To Bring More Rain And Cold Weather

So, why is this occurring in a warming globe? And of course it continues to warm with 2020 going down in books as the fourth hottest year on record.

Weather Possibly Driving Australia’s Shark Encounters

In 2020 alone, 22 cases of unprovoked ‘confrontations’ between sharks and people were reported, incidents that left seven people dead and 10 more injured.

NSW Residents To Prepare For Days Of Torrential Rain And Floods

The super storms and wet weather conditions are set to linger on till Wednesday morning, with huge swells gulping up beaches including the popular Main Beach on Byron Bay.

Australia’s Weather For 2020 Country Records Fifth Warmest Year

January set the momentum for subsequent months when catastrophic bushfires ravaged through Victoria and NSW, being fueled by extreme heat experienced in eastern Australia at the start of the year.

Relief On Fraser Island At Last, La Niña Brings Heavy Rain

Queensland has returned a large air tanker borrowed from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSWRFS) to support efforts geared towards combating the blaze which had burned for more than six weeks.

Australia’s Weird Weather And Climate Baffling Scientists

Instead, last month went down into records as the hottest November Australia has ever experienced. Elsewhere, a climate body has declared November 2020 as the hottest ever month globally while the United Nations predicts that 2020 will rank among the top three warmest months on record.

What Is La Niña And How Does It Impact Australia?

La Niña happens when the equatorial trade winds grow stronger, churning ocean surface currents and bringing cooler deep water up from below.

Power Outages Peak Near 26,000 After Severe Storms Hit SEQ

By 3.30pm, the ferocious system had tracked through Caboolture and Redcliffe and into Moreton Bay, with a fresh system in Kilcoy’s west following closely. Another storm system is destined to strike Pitsworth in southwest of Toowoomba by 4.20pm.