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Aug 18, 2020

La Niña alert status raises flooding, cyclone risk

La Niña alert status raises flooding, cyclone risk

Australia is likely to be facing a wet year with increased tropical cyclones as the Bureau of Meteorology raises its El Niño-Southern Oscillation Outlook to La Niña alert status. This status means the chance of a La Niña occurring this year has increased to 70 per cent, roughly three times the normal likelihood.  Bureau manager of climate operations Dr Andrew Watkins said La Niña typically resulted in…

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