Mumbai’s skyscrapers could be affecting rainfall, forecast model is inaccurate, says IIT-B study

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The city’s rising skyline could be affecting rainfall patterns, making the current monsoon prediction model less effective, says a study by the Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay (IIT-B). The study, a first-of-its-kind analysis on rainfall patterns based on data from Automatic Weather Stations (AWS), said there was a need to create a new model.

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