January 18, 2016

Answers to some of the questions that readers frequently ask NOAA experts about El Niño and La Niña.

ENSO diagnostic flowchart
January 5, 2016

NOAA's Climate Prediction Center monitors and issues outlooks for El Niño and La Niña using a 2-category (watch/advisory) alert system.

December 31, 2015

With this year's ongoing El Niño event, parts of East Africa may be ripe for a potential outbreak of Rift Valley Fever. See how government agencies are using climate data to help predict, and hopefully prevent, an outbreak of this deadly mosquito-borne virus that affects both people and valuable livestock.

October 21, 2015

Torrential rains, flash floods and mudslides in southern California were the result of the itinerate journey of an upper-level low pressure system.

October 14, 2015

(Video) Will the strongest El Niño in nearly 20 years affect your winter climate? The CPC's Mike Halpert discusses the seasonal outlook for Winter 2015-16.

October 8, 2015

Can we blame El Niño for this year’s global coral bleaching event?

September 3, 2015

While the Atlantic hurricane season has been generally below-average, that doesn't mean it can't have a rare event.

September 3, 2015

An over-active hurricane season in the central/eastern Pacific Ocean went into overdrive as three major hurricanes occurred at the same time.

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