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Ex-Met Office chief blames greenhouse gases for floods

Western Mail: EXTREME weather events in Brazil and Australia, which have killed hundreds of people, point towards a global warming trend, a Welsh climate change expert said last night. The strongest La NiƱa event for decades in the Pacific, which sees the cooling of the sea temperatures in the ocean`s tropical regions, has been linked to a number of natural disasters around the world. Floods in Queensland have been directly linked to the phenomenon, while similar rains in Brazil and Sri Lanka are less easily...