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Southern India Deluge Punctuates Climate Change Debate

The worst rains in more than a century in India’s southern city Chennai are drawing attention to the subcontinent’s vulnerability to extreme weather events at a time when world leaders are meeting in Paris to address climate change.   The incessant downpour that has battered Chennai broke Thursday, but tens of thousands of people in the coastal metropolis remained stranded on rooftops or were forced out of homes as the city remained deluged.   The rainfall since Tuesday night...

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