El Nino and climate change

Singapore on the watch for El Nino impact

A new weather monitoring system was launched this year to better determine how El Nino - which usually brings hotter and drier weather to the region - could affect Singapore.
A new weather monitoring system was launched this year to better determine how El Nino - which usually brings hotter and drier weather to the region - could affect Singapore.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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.

SINGAPORE - The notoriously difficult-to-predict El Nino weather pattern that clouded Singapore in a haze crisis four years ago could be back in some form this year.

But this time, the Republic will be better prepared for it.

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