Experts that monitor the phenomenon of El Niño, they say that it continued the positive phase still has a significant effect on the mode of atmospheric circulation and weather patterns in many parts of the world where it is usually the case. The beginning of the episode of El Niño was diagnosed in June 2009. Its peak was recorded in November and December 2009, when the sea surface temperature anomaly in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, reaching 1,5 °. According to the model predicted termination of this phenomenon should be expected in mid-2010. However, it is generally believed that the period from March to June — a very difficult to predict events in the Pacific, when the forecast has a high degree of uncertainty. Yet experts believe that the impact of the El Niño weather of the regions will continue until the middle of the year.