The green blob that paints a grey picture for the Aussie summer
Tuesday October 13, 2020 – 15:47 EDT
Two weeks ago, the Bureau of Meteorology officially declared a La Niña event underway.
To refresh your memory, La Niña refers to a change in the sea surface temperature and wind patterns across the equatorial Pacific Ocean – the upshot of which is a greatly increased likelihood of wetter-than-usual spring and summer weather across much of Australia.
This chart says it all.
Image: Typical La Niña effects on global rainfall patterns. Source: International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University
Published by the International Research Institute…