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A peek into a changing world : From Singapore to South America, the winds of El Nino cause havoc. The impact may hold valuable lessons on climate change, as environment correspondent Audrey Tan and executive photojournalist Mark Cheong find out.

Jun 09, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

When El Nino's winds of change blow strongly across the Pacific Ocean, a trail of destruction tends to follow.

On the western boundary of the world's largest ocean basin sits Singapore and the rest of the maritime continent, while to the east lies the Americas.

Neither escapes the scourge of El Nino.

For when the winds of change blow and the ocean churns in acquiescence, El Nino can scar South-east Asia with fire and haze. Yet, across the Pacific Ocean, El Nino brings rain s...