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UN plans early warning network as climate risks soar

Wednesday 23 Nov 16 10:00am

Hurricane Sandy hits the US east coast on October 28, 2012
By PAUL BROWN | As summers get hotter, seas get warmer and extreme wind and rainstorms inflict ever-greater loss of human life and property, the World Meteorological Organisation is trying to develop an early warning system for vulnerable countries.

In a new report, the WMO said that 2016 was almost certain to be the warmest year on record, and detailed the “considerable socio-economic losses in all regions of the world” that has resulted.

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