When you hear the term "El Niño," this is probably what you think of. Rain, wind, storms. But you might not associate the phenomenon with what's happening in South Africa right now. The country is struggling through one of its worst droughts in 30 years, due in large part to El Niño.
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Thanks to extremely dry weather, farmers in South Africa are fighting a losing battle. The scarcity of produce has already doubled the cost of basics like white maize, a kind of corn. And that means South Africans like Vincent Khumalo are using every penny they have to feed their families.
Read more about the South African drought:
Yahoo News: South Africa's worst drought in memory adds to economic gloom
New York Times: Drought Deepens South Africa's Malaise