File - Grape vines are seen in the Western Bekaa village of Mansoura, Friday, March 1, 2013. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Expected rains next week will do little to soften the blow from a markedly dry winter, experts told The Daily Star.Frem says that heavy rains are predicted to start on March 9 and possibly last through March 15 .Mona Chahine Khauli, who leads the Nicholas Chahine weather station, says that unusual weather patterns have contributed to the excruciatingly dry year.By contrast, the area had already received 315 mm of rain by this time last year.Extreme weather patterns, which some experts attribute to climate change, have been seen throughout the world this year. The United Kingdom has experienced one of the wettest winters on record, while the Western United States has seen extreme drought.
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