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| Deadly flooding in Peru sparks criticism over climate change preparedness

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Devastating downpour, caused by high ocean temperatures, could not have been predicted, president said, as country reels from mudslides and destroyed homes
Abnormally high ocean temperatures in the Pacific Ocean have been blamed for Peru’s worst floods in recent memory which killed 12 people, destroyed homes and swept away trucks and buses along the usually arid seaboard.
The disaster caught the authorities by surprise and fuelled criticism that the country is ill-prepared for the growing challenges of climate change.

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