Brewing El Nino among strongest on record – WMO

Climate Home: A "very strong” El Nino set to continue into next year is among the three most powerful on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization. The UN weather agency said it will soon know if this year`s phenomenon will beat 1997-98’s event, which disrupted global rainfall patterns and caused billion-dollar economic losses. 1972-73 and 1982-83 were other strong El Nino years. “[T]his El Nino is one of three strongest for more than 50 years,” Michel Jarraud, head of the Vienna-based body......

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