La Nina threatens to worsen energy crisis

TheStar Tue, Oct 26, 2021 08:30am - 1 year View Original

NEW YORK: A weather phenomenon that typically delivers harsher winters is on the way and expected to add to Asia’s energy crisis.

The La Nina pattern, which forms when equatorial trade winds strengthen to bring colder, deep water up from the bottom of the sea, has emerged in the Pacific.

That typically spells below-normal temperatures in the northern hemisphere and has prompted regional weather agencies to issue warnings about a frigid winter.

Several nations and particularly China, the top energy consumer, are grappling with surging fuel prices and for some, power shortages or curbs on supply to heavy industry.


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US gas price jump strongly because of the expected early cold weather going forward.....北京 52 年耒迎来了最早的冷空气。oil and gas .....go go go fifo.......

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