This year’s summer to be warmer than average

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted the Indian summer of 2019, to be warmer than usual and can be as higher than one degree Celcius. The IMD report based on simulations from the 'Monsoon Mission Coupled Forecasting System (MMCFS)' model also projects April, May and June months to be warmer by 0.5 to one degree Celcius. In the PuneMirror article WOTR researcher Arjuna Srinidhi says, “Construction works, vehicular pollution, suspended particulate matters (SPM) and daily human activities are aggravating the impacts of rise in temperature.”