Precipitation Extremes

One of the most significant consequences of global warming due to increase in greenhouse gases would be an increase in magnitude and frequency of extreme precipitation events. These increased extreme precipitation events can be attributed to increase in moisture levels, thunderstorm activities and large scale storm activities. Physical considerations and model studies indicate that tropospheric […]

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Innovative Interventions

Despite considerable technological advancement and improved irrigation facilities, Indian farmers are still dependent on monsoons. Inclement weather events such as, cold and heat waves, hail, squalls, tropical storms severely affect agricultural production. The malevolent effect of adverse weather can be partially reduced if predicted in advance and farmers suitably advised. At present public weather forecasts […]

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