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North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is unhappy the weather forecasts his country. He was angry the meteorological department giving "incorrect" forecasts. It is very unusual a North Korean leader to be negative any part of the government. Mr Kim was visiting one his country's weather stations when he made the comments. He said the techniques used to predict the weather were wrong. He told forecasters to use more modern equipment. He told reporters it was important to protect people's lives, homes and factories. North Korea has many natural disasters and has many famines, so it is necessary to have accurate weather forecasts.

North Korean people regularly suffer very bad food shortages. There are many droughts and floods, which means many people do not have enough food to eat. In May, the country's newspapers said North Korea was hit one the worst droughts over 30 years. This has increased the chances more food shortages. In the mid-1990s there was a very bad famine. Wikipedia says no one knows how many people died starvation but says the number is 240,000 and 3,500,000. North Korea needs a lot food aid other countries. Many people would die if they did not get this help. However, a lot this food does not reach the people who need it the most.

 
 

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