Global Warming has been one of the burning issues across the planet. India is bearing the brunt of the same, as an IMD report stated that the country experienced the hottest February in the last 122 years.
The average maximum temperature touched 29.54-degree celsius according to the weather office report. The report by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) also stated that most parts of India are expected to experience warmer summers. However, the southern peninsula and a few parts of Maharashtra might be saved.
Talking about the probability of heat waves in the future, the Head of the Hydromet and Agromet Advisory Services of IMD, S C Bhan cleared some air. Bhan stated that the chances of a heat wave in March are less, however, the months of April and May will be much warmer. While answering a question related to the issue of global warming, Bhan stated that February has been the hottest since 1877.
Endless Heat Wave in ##India with temperatures again near 40C
And it's still February!
Today Narnaul with 35.0C broke its February record, while Varanasi with 35.5C had its hottest February day since 1884 (36.1C)
And there is no end in sight to this heat wave:heat is here to stay pic.twitter.com/H8H1qH7DtP
— Extreme Temperatures Around The World (@extremetemps) February 21, 2023
“The entire globe is living in an era of global warming. We are living in a warming world,” Bhan said when asked whether the high temperatures were an indication of climate change. Bhan also said that the monthly average minimum temperature in India was the fifth highest in February, since 1901.
The monthly average minimum temperature over the Indian region was the fifth highest during this February since 1901.