Tag: IOD

Warmer winter predicted due to El Nino

October 19, 2018 Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi Winter this year could be comparatively warmer. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted that El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) neutral conditions are prevailing over equatorial Pacific Ocean and it is likely to develop in the next couple of months. […]

Indian Ocean influences on Australian climate

Understanding the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) Sea surface temperatures Indian Ocean sea surface temperatures impact rainfall and temperature patterns over Australia. Warmer than average sea surface temperatures can provide more moisture for frontal systems and lows crossing Australia. Indian Ocean Dipole Sustained changes in the difference between sea […]