El Niño and La Niña and its effects

El Niño and La Niña events are a natural part of the global climate system. They occur when the Pacific Ocean and the atmosphere above it change from their neutral (‘normal’) state for several seasons. El Niño events are associated with a warming of the central and eastern tropical Pacific, while La Niña events are… Continue reading El Niño and La Niña and its effects

Facts about Landslides

Landslide is a very common natural disaster and usually heard from the news and from our science-related subjects in school. But, have we really thought about it seriously? “A landslide is the movement of rock, debris or earth down a slope. They result from the failure of the materials which make up the hill slope… Continue reading Facts about Landslides