Rise in Day Temperature Studies by Kerala Agriculture University

Published on: 06 Mar, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Weather News

6 March 2013
Thiruvananthapuram

The state has been experiencing unusual changes in weather, with the temperature registering one degree more compared to the same time in previous years.Meteorologists at Kerala Agriculture University (KAU) have found that there is a variation of 0.72 to one degree centigrade rise in temperature in the last few months.

“We have found that the maximum temperature has been varying by almost a degree. For example, our study found that on any given day if it was 35.5 last year in February in Thrissur, now it is 36.5, a difference of almost a degree this year, same day, same month,” said B Ajithkumar, professor and head, department of agricultural meteorology, KAU. The results of the study, which is being done at KAU will be presented at the one-day seminar on climate change being organized at the Mannuthy campus on March 16.

Source– http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/Kerala-Agriculture-University-study-finds-unusual-rise-in-day-temperature-in-Kerala/articleshow/18824339.cms

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