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Weather and climate marked by record extremes in many regions across the world, according to the World Meteorological Organization

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Ph.D., Université de Montréal, Editor, Tolerance.ca®
Weather and climate are marked by record extremes in many regions across the world since January 2007, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). In January and April 2007 it is likely that global land surface temperatures ranked warmest since records began in 1880, 1.89°C warmer than average for January and 1.37°C warmer than average for April. Several regions have experienced extremely heavy precipitation, leading to severe floods according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). In its Fourth Assessment Report on Climate Change, it notes an increasing trend in extreme events observed during the last 50 years. Hot extremes, heat waves and heavy precipitation events will continue to become more frequent warns the report.

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