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El Niño May Be Over For Now, But Record-Breaking Heat Swelters On

By Dominique Mosbergen

One of the strongest El Niño events in recorded history may now be behind us ― but if you thought its conclusion marked the end of record-breaking global average temperatures, think again.

Fueled by a freakishly warm Arctic, last month was the second-warmest April in 137 years, NASA said this week. This follows news that March and February were the second-warmest temperatures for those months respectively on record.

April 2017 was the second warmest April in 137 years of modern record-keeping: <a target="_blank" …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green