La nina

While El Nino generally hampers the progress of the south-west monsoon and is associated with droughts, La Nina is considered to be favourable.

Threat of El Nino looms

1 min read . 24 Jul 2018
EL Nino and La Nina are the atmospheric changes associated with the warming and cooling of the Pacific Ocean. While El Nino is associated with the droughts in India, La Nina is associated with excess rainfall in India.  Photo: Mint

Will El Nino return in 2017?

1 min read . 18 Jan 2017
The deficit in the northeast monsoon was despite the fact that three cyclones formed over the Bay of Bengal during this period. Photo: Mint

North-east monsoon in deficit again

1 min read . 10 Jan 2017