This week's wet storm isn't expected to provide much, if any, relief from California's historic drought. But there is hope for a serious drenching next year in the form of El Nino, a tropical weather pattern over the Pacific ...
A long anticipated El Nino has finally arrived. But for drought-struck California, it's too little, too late, meteorologists say.
Extreme climate events such as an El Niño or La Niña weather patterns can wreak havoc on global economies, health systems, and plant and animal communities. In tropical Costa Rica, where rainfall is usually abundant, researchers ...
Scientists at a coral reef symposium in Canberra this week are examining degraded reefs off the Northwest Australian coast in an effort to determine what lies ahead for the Great Barrier Reef.
Food experts on Thursday drew up the first global map of how the El Nino weather phenomenon affects production of four key cereals.
The Pacific Ocean could see a warming El Nino climate phenomenon emerge by the middle of this year, the UN's weather agency said Thursday.
While the U.S. was smashing heat records last year, the world as a whole barely slipped into the top 10 hottest years ever recorded, two American science agencies said Tuesday.
(Phys.org) -- A record La Niña event coupled with tropical cyclone Tasha generated most of the record deluge of rain that devastated much of Queensland in December 2010, but a new study has found that another big culprit ...
(AP) -- Unseasonable weather pushed last month to the fifth warmest April on record worldwide, federal weather statistics show.
Australia said it would be officially drought-free next week for the first time in more than a decade, providing relief for struggling farmers.