Al Niño changes – level 1
The weather is changing. It will affect the economy.
The La Niña makes the Pacific Ocean near the equator cooler than normal. But it stops last fall after several years. Instead, we have an El Niño. This means that the water will be warmer than usual. Without La Niña, the dry western part of the United States already has more rain and snow. The upcoming El Niño may give a little more rain to the place where US farmers grow corn. But in India and eastern Australia, it may be hotter and drier. There may be more big winds in the Pacific Ocean, but fewer big winds in the Atlantic Ocean.
Each El Niño is different. Experts must watch the situation closely. There are big changes.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
How will the El Niño's warmer ocean temperatures and other climate changes affect other parts of the world?
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