Brazil climate institute sees El Niño through March

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Posted: Oct 09, 2015 9:07 AM

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's climate institute Inmet sees a nearly 100 percent chance of the El Niño phenomenon continuing through January, February and March, coordinator of research Lauro Fortes said at a press conference on Friday to discuss the crop outlook.

The U.S. National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday it expected a strong El Niño to continue into 2016.

(Reporting by Caroline Stauffer; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)