Future climate change will cause an uneven shifting of the tropical rain belt — a narrow band of heavy precipitation near the Earth’s equator — leading to increased flooding in parts of India, a new study warns. floods The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, examined computer simulations from 27 state-of-the-art climate models, and measured the tropical rain belt’s response to a future scenario in which greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise through the end of the current century.
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Climate change may alter rainfall patterns in south India, intensify floods: Study
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