Climate crisis makes extreme Indian heatwaves 100 times more likely – study

Latest analysis adds to evidence that the impacts of human-caused global heating are already damaging many lives around the worldRecord-breaking heatwaves in north-west India and Pakistan have been made 100 times more likely by the climate crisis, according to scientists. The analysis means scorching weather once expected every three centuries is now likely to happen every three years.The region is currently suffering intense heat, with the Indian capital New Delhi setting a new record on Sunday above 49C and the peak temperature in Pakistan reaching 51C. Millions of people are suffering from crop losses, and water and power outages. Continue… Source – Full Article

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