El Nino’s prospects of coming back rising significantly

In a short statement, the Weather Service is urging the public to keep track of developments.

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JOHANNESBURG - The South African Weather Service is warning the prospects for a return of El Nino in the coming months has risen significantly.

El Nino is the warming of sea-surface temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean which influences atmospheric circulation, and consequently rainfall and temperature in specific areas around the world.

In a short statement released a few minutes ago, the service is urging the public to keep track of developments.

No further details are yet available.