08 Jun 2023, 19:44

US says El Nino arrives, raising extreme weather fears

  WASHINGTON, June 8, 2023 (BSS/AFP) - An expected El Nino climate phenomenon has arrived, scientists at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday.

   "Depending on its strength, El Nino can cause a range of impacts, such as increasing the risk of heavy rainfall and droughts in certain locations around the world," said NOAA climate scientist Michelle L'Heureux, adding it could also lead to new temperature records.

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