El Nino

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El Nino

happens every 3-7 years

trade winds weaken, currents weaken , warm surface water to flow back towards the eastern pacific, preventing cold water from reaching surface.

northern australia - high pressure , subsiding air, dry weather 

floods in southern america

californian floods

drier conditions through india and south east asia

ENSO oscillation

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El Nino

happens every 3-7 years

trade winds weaken, currents weaken , warm surface water to flow back towards the eastern pacific, preventing cold water from reaching surface.

northern australia - high pressure , subsiding air, dry weather 

floods in southern america

californian floods

drier conditions through india and south east asia

ENSO oscillation

2 of 3

El Nino

happens every 3-7 years

trade winds weaken, currents weaken , warm surface water to flow back towards the eastern pacific, preventing cold water from reaching surface.

northern australia - high pressure , subsiding air, dry weather 

floods in southern america

californian floods

drier conditions through india and south east asia

ENSO oscillation

3 of 3

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