I use Hawaii as the marker. It has gone past again. It keeps growing and shrinking, but no heat engine.
You can't see the magic interlocking vortexes. I call them magic because no physics will be done. We now live in a world of philosophy.
No heat. And the weather people just call it a continuous La Nina. That's as much fun as their 'dancing jet stream' or 'polar vortex fairies'. All nice terms that eventually become stale and they don't use them any more. La la.