1 Million Hectares of Colombia Underwater - Climate Change Making La Niña More Intense

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Record breaking extreme weather isn't just plaguing the Midwest: Colombia has had 5-6 times more rainfall than usual for the past ten months--which has killed 425 people so far, covered 1 million hectares with water, and left 3 million people as what the Red Cross describes as disaster victims. Though the familiar La Niña weather system is being blamed for the rain, due to climate change it is becoming more severe and occurring more frequently.Read more: The Guardian
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