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El Nino event- now potentially "substantial"

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mankyscotslass Tue 12-May-15 11:49:05

Just seen this

I wonder what will be in store for us, and the rest of the world?

JoanHickson Tue 12-May-15 11:51:43

I saw a report on the BBC. Interesting.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Tue 12-May-15 11:53:49

For us, does it mean a severe winter?

JoanHickson Tue 12-May-15 12:00:23

According to BBC, yes.

YorkieButtonsizeMen Tue 12-May-15 12:08:49

Ooh! Sledge may get some use then.

<goes to educate self with link provided>

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 12-May-15 21:12:07

interesting. Lets see how it pans out towards the end of summer. Its possible it may affect our summer, but the evidence seems to point to it having a fairly weak effect on uk summer weather, with other factors tending to over ride the signal.

have to say, would be nice if it warmed up a bit!

GloriaSmud Wed 13-May-15 10:23:54

It'll be interesting to see if/how this affects our weather. I think the last El Nino event was 2009 and that winter was a cold one.

OYBBK ~ could do with some warmth ~ our forecast for tomorrow is 10C! I think we've had days in winter when it's hit that!

meglet Thu 14-May-15 23:04:42

oybbk and gm any idea when it's going to warm up?

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 15-May-15 23:13:08

sadly not. although from time to time the south looks to see quite reasonable temps, at the moment we seem to be stuck in the pattern for the forseeable future.

SideOrderofChips Thu 21-May-15 17:19:57

Afternoon all (Its me JerseySpud)

It would be exceptionally cold knowing my due to have a baby in september!

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