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Rainfall to increase over next 100 years

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  • February 27, 2020
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Rainfall to increase over next 100 years

Part of: GS Prelims –Geography and GS-I- Natural phenomena 

In news:

IISC research tells:

  • Indian monsoon rainfall increased from the last glacial maximum to the present

How?

  • Increasing temperatures result in increase in water vapour in the atmosphere, which causes an increase in the quantum of rainfall. 
  • Concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere going up, resulting in more water vapour, rainfall is expected to increase in the next 100 years.

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