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Webinar: The impact of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) on rainfall in a warming world

October 16, 2018 11:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Scott Power (Bureau of Meteorology) Overview Rainfall variability in the tropical Pacific caused by El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a major driver of climatic variability in Australia, as well as Asia, North and South America, Africa and over islands throughout the Indo-Pacific. Disruptions to rainfall patterns and intensity over the Pacific Ocean drives droughts, floods and changes severe weather that have major impacts on safety, health, livelihoods and ecosystems. It is therefore important to know how ENSO and the rainfall... View Article