As Climate Change Alters Rainfall Patterns, Monsoons Cause Havoc in India

August 14, 2020 10:22 AM
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In India, the annual monsoon season has led to widespread flooding and other disasters killing at least 150 people and displacing or affecting nearly eight million others, from vast rural areas in the north and east to states in the south and west. Experts blame the deadly flooding on climate change and warn that unless more attention is paid to sustainable development, such disasters could worsen in years to come. Anjana Pasricha has a report.