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U.N. Scientists: El Niño Likely to Develop in Next Three Months

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Alaska hit by more than 230 small earthquakes since Friday This aerial photo shows damage south of Wasilla, Alaska, after earthquakes Friday. Source:

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U.N. Scientists: El Niño Likely to Develop in Next Three Months

The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization has issued a warning that an El Niño weather event could occur in the next three months. El Niño is a naturally occurring phenomenon that brings unusually warm and nutrient-poor water to the Pacific Ocean near the equator, creating temperature changes that can cause extreme weather around the world. According to the UN, there is a 75 to 80 percent chance of a weak El Niño event forming in the next few months…

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