Weak El Niño likely to prevail through spring -U.S. forecaster

by Reuters
Thursday, 14 March 2019 13:17 GMT

A view shows the operation room at the Meteo-France Toulouse site, named as Meteopole, outside the city of Toulouse, France, November 3, 2015. REUTERS/Fred Lancelot

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"Due to the expected weak strength, widespread or significant global impacts are not anticipated"

March 14 (Reuters) - There was an about 80 percent chance of weak El Niño conditions continuing through the northern hemisphere spring 2019, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday.

The expectation of the weather pattern continuing through summer stood at 60 percent, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) added in its monthly forecast. (Reporting by Nallur Sethuraman in Bengaluru Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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