Monsoon of South Asia Current Affairs, GK & News
A new model of monsoon prediction based on multiple linear regression (MLR) has been developed by scientists from the Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences (CORAL), IIT Kharagpur, the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad. The new method will aid in ..
Topics: Climate of India • Climatology • Effects of global warming • Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services • Indian Ocean Dipole • Meteorology • Monsoon • Monsoon of South Asia • Physical geography • Tropical meteorology • Weather hazards
A team led by Prof. Subimal Ghosh from the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay had undertaken a comprehensive study on south west monsoon. The findings of the study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters include the following: The dense vegetation in the Western Ghats determines the amount of rainfall that ..