Climate change and the Indian Monsoon

Photo: Anulekha Prasad

Climate change seems to be affecting the monsoon with a noticeable decline, especially in the second half of the 20th century.

Abstract: A decrease in monsoon precipitation has been observed from 1951 to 2015, especially in the west coast and central parts of India. Models simulate that the trend is expected to continue till 2050, after which it shall begin to recover.

The author is a scientist at Centre for Climate Change Research, Pune. The article should be cited as Sabin T.P., 2019. Climate Change and the Indian Monsoon, Geography and You, 19(18): 4-9