Aerosols causing weakening of the monsoon, says researchers
Guwahati/ 3rd July’2017 (Prag News Desk): Researchers have stated greenhouse gases and GHGs are causing dust and chemical effluents weakening the life-giving rainy season during Indian monsoon.
R Krishnan team, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune said monsoon impact of GHGs over the next century has about to conclude.
In a journal Climate Dynamics published in 2015, Mr Krishnan mixing of GHGs affecting the strength of monsoon leads changes in forest and agricultural cover.
Aerosols are more important factor in causing weakening of the monsoon than GHGs.
The India Meteorological Department to forecasts upgraded model developed by scientific team.
Model will prepare India’s first home-grown forecast of climate change from global warming being a part of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports.
Dust clouds shield depressing land and sea temperatures.