The triple La Niña weather event could threaten crops in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay as droughts are caused by low rainfall and high temperatures, experts warn.
It is the first time in a century that La Niña has occurred in three consecutive years.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned that the world is experiencing the first triple La Niña episode in the 21st century, as the meteorological phenomenon has occurred in three consecutive winters in the northern hemisphere and summers in the southern hemisphere.
The climate phenomenon, which alters temperatures and precipitation and causes droughts and floods . . .