Kerala floods: Damaging rains match climate change forecasts

 
25.08.2018 - Times Now: The article features the once-a-century weather event that happened in August in the Indian state of Kerala. The Monsson rains displaced 1.3 million people and had been predicted by the scientists prior to the catastrophe. Dr. Kira Vinke, scientist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and EPICC project lead, warns about the future risks in a scenario, where current level of emissions release remains. Prof. Dr. Surovyatkina, member of Monsoon forecasting working group at EPICC, attributes the intensification of monsoon rains to climate change and consequent overheating of landmass.
Kerala floods: Damaging rains match climate change forecasts
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