Scientifically | Does the continuation of the “La Nina” phenomenon in the summer herald more severe heat waves globally?

2024-06-09 2024-06-09T12:56:34Z
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Arabia Weather - Weather specialists at the Arabia Weather Center are following the repercussions of the La Nina phenomenon, which is clearly growing over the waters of the tropical part of the Pacific Ocean, as the temperature of the tropical region of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of South America has dropped below its normal levels, and this means that a new climate cycle is beginning to appear. In the climatic waters of the Pacific Ocean, which will continue with us during the coming months, that is, the summer months of this year, but what is the impact of this on global heat waves?

The climate section in ArabiaWeather: La Nina is statistically linked to strong heat waves globally, but matters are more complicated than that.

After conducting an extensive study, specialists in the climate department in Arabia Weather said that La Nina has a role in increasing the severity of heat waves in some regions around the world from a statistical standpoint. This phenomenon is characterized by a decrease in sea surface temperatures in the equatorial region of the eastern Pacific Ocean, and it also affects the patterns of Weather all over the world, including the Arab world.

But in general, specialists said that La Nina is linked to several climate impacts around the world, including:

 

  • Increase in rainfall in certain regions: such as Southeast Asia, northern Australia, and parts of Brazil.
  • Drought in other regions: such as the southern United States, southern Brazil, and parts of Argentina.

Regarding heat waves in the Arab world and the world:

Weather forecasters at the Arabia Weather Center said that research indicates that the impact of La Nina on the Arab world region can be variable and complex, as there may not be a direct and constant relationship between La Nina and heat waves in this region, and the effects can vary based on geographical location and influences. Other local climate.

At the global level, La Nina can be associated with strong heat waves in some regions and lower temperatures in other regions, depending on the interaction between La Nina and regional weather patterns, for example:

 

North America : La Nina can cause heat waves to become more severe in the southwestern regions of the United States.
Australia : La Nina is associated with stronger heatwaves and more severe droughts in the eastern part of Australia.

In general, the specialists explained that while there are some general patterns associated with La Nina, the precise effects can vary depending on the location and the complex interactions between different climatic factors, but it cannot be said with certainty that its effects will be inevitable in terms of its impact on the world’s climate, as all likely effects are the result of Statistical processing of the years in which this phenomenon occurred, with the need to emphasize that these climate cycles are only an integral part of giant patterns that drive global weather systems.

 

God knows.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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