Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said on Friday that the La Nina weather pattern will strengthen from mid-2016, citing data from the country's weather agency.

Global temperatures in 2016 are likely to be as warm or even warmer than in 2015, which will be the warmest on record, Britain’s Met Office said on Thursday.

At mid-December, skies in Lima continue to be draped with gloomy clouds and heavy humidity. When can locals expect a turn-around into summer?

Keep an eye on children's water intake, carry a water bottle wherever you go and avoid travel in the hottest part of the day – that's the advice of QUT health statistician Associate Professor Adria

Japan's weather bureau said on Thursday that the El Nino weather phenomenon is at its peak now and there is a strong possibility it would stretch into spring but weather would return to normal by s

A dock stands dry on drought-stricken Donner Lake near Truckee, California, December 4, 2015.

The impact of different boundary layer source regions in Asia on the chemical composition of the Asian monsoon anticyclone, considering its intraseasonal variability in 2012, is analysed by simulations of the Chemical Lagrangian Model of the Stratosphere (CLaMS) using artificial emission tracers. The horizontal distribution of simulated CO, O3, and artificial emission tracers for India/China are in good agreement with patterns found in satellite measurements of O3 and CO by the Aura Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS).

Another series of high temperatures has hit the country with low-lying areas expected to record extreme temperatures between 33 and 42 degrees celcius.

In Buffalo, it hasn't snowed yet this year. A Duluth, Minnesota, newspaper reported that the temperature was 40 degrees above zero, not below.

The 2015 Global Carbon Budget, released during the UN Climate Change negotiations, said that Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuels and industry increased by 0.6% in 2014, with a total of about 9.8 Gigatonnes of carbon (GtC (billion tonnes of carbon) emitted to the atmosphere.