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Environment

U.S. forecaster sees 95% chance of La Niña through winter

(Reuters) - There is a 95% chance of La Niña conditions continuing through the Northern Hemisphere winter in 2020-21 during Jan-March, and a 65% chance into spring 2021 during March-May, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday.

La Niña pattern is characterized by unusually cold temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean.

Reporting by Brijesh Patel in Bengaluru

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