Dec 1, 2016

The deadly combination of heat and humidity in India and Pakistan in summer 2015

by
Michael Wehner, Daithi Stone, Hari Krishnan et al
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Explaining Extreme Events from a Climate Perspective

We find that the deadly heat waves in India and Pakistan in 2015 were exacerbated by anthropogenic climate change. Although the impacts of both events were severe, the events themselves were not connected to each other.