U.S. weather forecaster pegs El Nino chances at 60-65 pct

by Reuters
Thursday, 4 September 2014 13:08 GMT

NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - A U.S. weather forecaster slightly cut its outlook for the El Nino weather phenomenon in its monthly update on Thursday, putting the chance of the weather pattern occurring during the Northern Hemisphere autumn and winter at 60-65 percent.

The Climate Prediction Center, an agency of the National Weather Service, lowered its outlook to 65 percent for an El Nino last month. (Reporting by Chris Prentice)

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