The legendary El Niño effect causes dramatic shifts of weather, resulting in droughts and floods across the globe. It can all be traced to winds dying down over the Pacific ocean.
- El Niño is a climate pattern that occurs every two to seven years and can upset the world's weather.
- El Niño reverses patterns of air pressure and can lead to tropical thunderstorms, causing serious floods.
- In some parts of the world, El Niño leads to wetter weather than normal, while in other areas droughts may occur.
- El Niño originates in the Pacific Ocean but its cause remains a mystery.
Every few years, a mysterious climate pattern occurs in the Pacific Ocean.
It's responsible for flooding dry deserts – bringing drought to areas that usually see rainfall – and causing many deaths in species all around the world.
Its name is El Niño.
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