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Climate change catastrophe: India predicted to face severe weather

Experts predict a rise in droughts and floods in India as climate change hits

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING INDIA would be among countries “highly impacted” by the changing climate, which may cause a higher frequency of droughts, floods and intense heatwaves, an environmental think-tank cautioned on Monday (8). Scientists released a report on the risks of rise of global temperatures, warning the world is off-track from keeping the rise under 1.5 degrees celsius. Instead, the planet is headed towards 3C. Issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the findings have sparked several leading environmentalists to urge for change, claiming action needs to be taken with immediate effect. The IPCC report noted that risks…

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