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According to BBC News – Science & Environment (This article and its images were originally posted on BBC News – Science & Environment November 27, 2018 at 06:06AM.)
(Cover right) Image copyright NOAA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY, Image caption: An image showing the 2015 El Niño with rising temperatures in the Pacific
The World Meteorological Organization says there’s a 75-80% chance of a weak El Niño forming within three months.
The naturally occurring event causes changes in the temperature of the Pacific Ocean and has a major influence on weather patterns around the world.
It is linked to floods in South American and droughts in Africa and Asia.
El Niño events often lead to record temperatures as heat rises from the Pacific.
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