12 Jan '18, 1am

La Nina weather pattern to last till spring, US weather agency says

NEW YORK - Climate change has made severe cold spells like the one that recently gripped the US Northeast far less common than they used to be, a team of researchers has found. The reason is straightforward: The Arctic has warmed so much - twice as fast in recent decades than other parts of the world - that when polar air descends to lower latitudes, the cold snaps are warmer on average. So a spell of extremely cold weather like the recent one is rare, about 15 times rarer than a century ago, the scientists said. "Although this cold spell would not have been unusual before global warming, it is now a relatively rare event in any one region," the study's authors, from a loose-knit international group called World Weather Attribution, wrote. Put another way, the most intense cold waves are on average about 2 degrees Celsius warmer now than previously, they said. "The trend i...

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