Australian Bureau of Meteorology News

Australia Nears Record for Fewest Cyclones Since 1970 – Thanks to El Niño

El Niño is getting some of the credit as Australia nears a record for the fewest tropical cyclones since 1970. “With the end of the season approaching and only three cyclones so far, the 2015-16 Australian region tropical cyclone season …

El Nino Expected to Peak at Year’s End

El Nino will peak around the end of the year as warming sea temperatures in the Pacific Ocean may exceed those seen during the record event almost two decades ago. Recent oceanic and atmospheric indicators are at levels not seen …

Weak El Nino May Form in Warmer-Than-Normal Pacific

A weak El Nino will probably develop by the year-end, according to MDA Weather Services. While sea-surface temperatures are warmer than normal across most areas in the tropical Pacific ocean, it still doesn’t qualify as an El Nino, Kyle Tapley, …

El Nino Seen Weak or Delayed for Several Months by Forecasters

El Nino will probably develop as a weak event in late summer or early fall in the Northern Hemisphere, according to MDA Weather Services, while Commodity Weather Group LLC said it may be delayed for several months as the warming …

Australia Issues Further El Nino Alert as Event Seen Developing

Australia issued an El Nino alert on expectations the weather-altering pattern will probably develop as early as July, potentially bringing drought across the Asia- Pacific region and heavier-than-usual rains to South America. The tropical Pacific Ocean has warmed steadily in …