Bleak winter partly caused by El Nino could be worst for 31 years


The blame for this mess is partly thanks to El Niño, the warming of the tropical seas of the Pacific, which causes a huge upheaval in weather patterns across much of the globe.

This current El Niño is fairly powerful, and has swept warm air across Alaska and the West Coast of Canada, which is why Vancouver broke its record for the warmest January. Even the UK has caught the turmoil from El Niño, despite being thousands of miles away. Warm air from El Niño shot up into the stratosphere and shunted a surge of cold air from the Arctic down across the Continent and the UK this month

Read more: Times Online


February 19, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

1 Comment »

  1. HOLD THE PHONE!!! You mean it’s not caused by global warming? Don’t tell Al Gore that!!!! Don’t forget, the concensus is in!!!

    Comment by MTR | February 19, 2010 | Reply

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