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Short-Lived La Nina Fades Away as Pacific Ocean Warms Up

  • Weather pattern started in December, lasted just three months
  • Neutral conditions forecast for Australian autumn, winter
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The Coming Storm of Climate Change

The shortest La Nina in almost a decade has ended, just three months after it began.

Sea surface temperatures have warmed steadily since December and are now in the neutral range, Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said in a statement on Tuesday. Most models indicate a neutral pattern will persist into the Southern Hemisphere autumn and winter, it said.