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No Let-up Seen in Santiago's Driest June in 50 Years

The Chilean capital of Santiago has experienced the driest June in half a century, leading to headache-inducing levels of pollution and Andean ski slopes bereft of snow, with no rain clouds on the horizon, meteorologists say. There has been zero precipitation in the month to date in Santiago - the first time that has happened in 50 years. The unusually dry conditions in the midst of the Southern Hemisphere winter have exacerbated the city's already-high pollution levels, leading...

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