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El nino 2012 08 15
As drought parches the US, Mexico and Chile, meteorologists warn El Nino could further devastate food supplies.

LIMA — With the US drought hiking global food prices, El Nino was the last thing the world needed. Meteorologists warn that the phenomenon, which sees unusually warm waters in the Pacific cause freak weather from California to Australia, is underway. Here’s a look at what’s happening.

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