"There is a possibility of a weak El-Nino," S Pai, IMD's senior scientist based in Pune, said.
The El-Nino phenomenon, which is associated with the warming of Pacific waters with a far reaching impact on climate of Indian subcontinent and several parts on Asia, is developing, he said.
The winters in India have been particularly warmer over the last 2-3 years. Last year, was the warmest year recorded in India and across the globe. Scientists have cited the global warming phenomenon behind it.
The monsoon this year was below normal, while the IMD had predicted above normal temperatures in the summer.
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