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Tue 19 10 2021

What caused the heavy rains that killed dozens in U’khand, Kerala

by bernt & torsten

The Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea cyclonic storms were forming that caused the heavy rains in Kerala and Uttarakhand expert explains.

Climate experts also warn the intensity of rains in Kerala and Uttarakhand is “alarming” and must draw immediate attention towards “climate emergency”.

Source: The Times of India

Shallow dive: A big factor of heavy rains seen in areas is that the average temperature has gone up, a sign of global warming. When the average temperatures rise, more moisture is picked up by weather fronts causing heavy rains.