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Inaccurate forecasts draw warning in N. Korea

Posted: June 13, 2014 at 5:01 a.m.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is using his position atop the authoritarian country to warn meteorologists against the "many incorrect forecasts" caused by old observation systems.

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