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US data sparks El Nino fear

An El Nino event may be on its way this year, according to the US government's Climate Prediction Centre.The Centre said that it had detected changes in sea temperatures in the Pacific Ocean, which occur before El Nino. However, other climatologists have cautioned that it is too early to make a firm judgment, as the Pacific has been highly variable this year.El Nino usually occurs about once every seven years and the last major event was in 1997-98. The last time it occurred, the event cause