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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# El Nino

This year
'Ninety-nine percent' chance that 2023 will be hottest year of modern records
July broke the record for the hottest month since pre-industrial times.
Record-breaking heat wave baking southern US set to expand
July 2023 is on track to be the hottest absolute month – not only since records began, but also in “hundreds, if not thousands, of years.”
Nasa climatologist says July likely to be hottest month on record
Gavin Schmidt said the trend of extreme heat is unmistakable.
Climate change and El Nino phenomenon drive hottest June globally on record
The EU’s Copernicus climate unit also noted ‘extreme marine heatwaves’ around Ireland.
Early June sees highest temperatures ever amid arrivial of El Nino climate phenomenon
El Nino is marked by warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean near the equator.
All time
Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash
Despite taking a medical time-out with a hamstring injury in the first set, the home favourite beat Karen Khachanov in five to face the Spaniard.
World Cup winner Fernando Torres calls time on career
The former Liverpool and Atleti frontman has revealed that, after 18 goal-laden years as a professional, he is preparing to hang up his boots.
Club legend Torres bows out with two goals in final game for Atletico Madrid
The Spanish striker was given a guard of honour after his brace in this evening’s 2-2 draw with Eibar.
'It is a fantastic ending. My dream as a child has become a reality'
Victory in the Europa League was a dream come true for outgoing Atletico Madrid legend Fernando Torres.
Diego Simeone hails 'icon' Fernando Torres after landmark 100th La Liga goal
Torres kicked off his long goodbye to Atletico Madrid with a landmark goal against Levante, much to the delight of Simeone.
Even without El Nino last year Earth keeps getting hotter
2017 was either the second or third hottest year ever.
Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have hit a record high
The UN has warned that urgent action is required to cut emissions.
Torres scores fabulous overhead kick then blasts peno off the crossbar in La Liga thriller
The Atletico Madrid striker rolled back the years this evening with a top class finish.
Heating up: 2016 "very likely" to be hottest year on record, says UN
“The election of Donald Trump is only going to make matters worse,” said Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.
Predicting this winter's weather is like 'gazing into a crystal ball'
We asked the experts.
Fernando Torres scored one of his most important goals in a long time for Atletico yesterday
He isn’t a kid anymore, but El Nino can still be an important presence for Atletico.
Neymar's double sinks Atletico as Barcelona progress to Copa del Rey semi-finals
Diego Simeone’s side led inside the first minute but the Catalans rallied in what was an absorbing contest.
Did Craig Burley really get a Fernando Torres tattoo after losing a bet?
It looks convincing but we’re not sure.
Is Fernando Torres heading back to Madrid? One Atleti player hopes so
Chelsea may be about to ship out the Spanish striker.
There's a 60 - 88% chance weather phenomenon 'El Niño' will strike this year
El Nino is a flow of unusually warm waters from the Pacific Ocean that shakes up climate patterns worldwide.
Fernando Torres fighting hard for spot on Spain's plane to World Cup
The Chelsea striker will feature in a friendly against Bolivia on Friday, but knows his place in Brazil is not yet secure.
Will Fernando Torres get the chance to return home to Atleti?
Fernando Torres returns to the ground where he made his debut 13 years ago tomorrow.
Remember that mad weather in 1997? It could be back again this year...
The “El Niño” climate phenomenon has reared its head once more.
'The team has to help Fernando' - Benitez wants more support for misfiring striker
The new Chelsea boss is blaming Torres’ Premier League goal drought on a lack of service.
Not a bad season after all: Torres scoops Golden Boot award
The Spanish striker has pipped the four other players who scored three goals at Euro 2012.