Temperatures off the charts, but more records imminent: WMO

Global sea surface temperatures reached a record high in May, June and July – and the warming El Niño weather pattern is only just getting started - experts at the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/07/1138512
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Temperatures off the charts, but more records imminent: WMO

New temperature records, food security threats likely as El Niño looms

03 May 2023

The development of an El Niño climate pattern in the Pacific Ocean this year is more and more likely, with dangerously high temperatures and extreme weather events expected, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday.

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Global temperatures set to break records during next 5 years: WMO

17 May 2023

Global temperatures are likely to surge to record levels in the next five years, fuelled by heat-trapping greenhouse gases and a naturally occurring El Niño weather pattern, according to a new update issued by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Wednesday.

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After nearly a decade away, La Niña weather system is back…

29 Oct 2020

Many will be familiar with El Nino – the ocean-warming phenomenon that affects global weather patterns – but how about La Niña, which is linked to cooler sea temperatures?