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Extreme weather hits Asia, Europe as world leaders gear up for UN climate summit



Heavy rains and flooding devastated parts of the Philippines, France and Italy over the weekend and may be further indications of the ‘new normal’ that the world will have to deal with if no accelerated action is taken to curb global warming, the head of United Nations Disaster Reduction Office said today on the eve of the UN Climate Summit in New York.




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