Delhi hailstorm may be a warning sign of climate change3 min read . Updated: 12 Feb 2019, 12:48 PM IST
- Govt scientists say the Delhi hailstorm fit into a climate change pattern, warn of more such extreme weather in the future
- Long-term trends point toward an increase in the intensity of western disturbances over the last few decades
New Delhi: The unusually heavy hailstorm that lashed National Capital Region (NCR), creating snowfall-like conditions on 7 February isn’t the freak weather that many think it to be: senior government scientists say it fit into a climate change pattern. And they warn of more such extreme weather in the future.
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