El Nino and climate change

How El Nino affected Singapore

Find out what is El Nino and how the study of this natural phenomenon is crucial for climate scientists to predict what's going to happen when the climate warms.
Forest fires in Indonesia had been worsened by El Nino in 2015, resulting in the region's worst haze episode on record.
Forest fires in Indonesia had been worsened by El Nino in 2015, resulting in the region's worst haze episode on record.PHOTO: ST FILE

For many Singaporeans, the term "El Nino" recalls an uncomfortable time in 2015 when a thick blanket of haze hung over the country.

Forest fires in Indonesia had been worsened by El Nino, associated with hotter and drier weather in South-east Asia. It resulted in the region's worst haze episode on record.

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