Scores of people have been killed in devastating flooding and landslides in Nepal and India. Parts of the region are experiencing some of the heaviest post-monsoon rains in years. Rescue efforts have begun, but the damage is already immense.
Such short bursts of intense rain bear a climate change signature and as these effects become more pronounced, India’s financial capital and the country’s west coast will have to be better prepared, experts said. Mumbai’s Santacruz and Colaba recorded extremely heavy rainfall–23.4 cm and 19.68 cm rain respectively between Saturday and Sunday morning—a span ofContinue reading “Mumbai monsoon mayhem: Freak bursts of rain sign of climate crisis”