Using your phone's internet browser
go to:  qna.rediff.com
Click and drag this link to
the Home icon in your browser.
Q.

Which Spanish girl is responsible for extended winter in India?

Tags: india, relationships, health
Asked by Carly Larson, 22 Jan '12 01:06 pm
  Invite a friend  |  
  Save  |  
 Earn 10 points for answering
Answer this question  Earn 10 points for answering    
4000 characters remaining  
  
    
Keep me signed inNew User? Sign up

Answers (5)

1.

La Nina
Answered by sougata dasgupta, 28 Jan '13 09:57 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
2.

The original definition of El Nio goes back to the eighteenth or nineteenth century when Peruvian sailors coined the term to describe a warm southward current that appeared annually near Christmas off the Peruvian coast. Hence the name El Nio, Spanish for "the Child," referring to the Christ Child. Throughout the year, a northward cool current prevails because of southeast trade winds, causing upwelling of cool, nutrient-rich water. However, during late December the upwelling relaxes, causing warmer and nutrient-poor water to appear, which signals the end of the local fishing season.

Over the years, the warm, southward current occasionally seemed more intense than usual and was associated with periods of extreme wetness along the normally very dry Peruvian coast. These events were called "years of abundance." In the early twentieth century, researchers found a strong inverse correlation, called the Southern Oscillation, between surface pressure over the Pacific and Indian Oceans, he ...more
Source: google search
Answered by anil garg, 22 Jan '12 03:20 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
3.

El nina
Answered by vijay, 22 Jan '12 01:43 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
4.

Winter is cause due to tilt of earth's axis of rotation
Answered by ambuj kumar, 22 Jan '12 01:14 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
5.

El Nina
Answered by S. Ramesh, 22 Jan '12 01:07 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received

Ask a Question

Get answers from the community

600 characters remaining