U.S. weather forecaster sees increasing chances of La Ni+¦a

Sept 14 (Reuters) - A U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday it was on La Niña watch and there was an increasing chance of that weather pattern during the Northern Hemisphere fall and winter 2017-18.

The chances of a La Niña weather pattern are about 55-60 percent, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center said in a monthly forecast. (Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala in Bengaluru; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)