UN warns El Nino likely by end of year

Breaking News June 26, 2014 00:00

GENEVA - The "El Nino" phenomenon, which sparks climate extremes around the globe, is likely to occur in the Pacific Ocean by the end of the year, the UN weather agency said on Thursday.

There was a 60 per cent likelihood of El Nino taking place by August and 80 per cent that it would take place between October and December, the World Meterological Organization said.

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