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March was the hottest of all months since 1891

As The Days Are Passing By, Effects Of Global Warming Are Becoming More Vivid With Soaring Temperatures. Sweltering Heatwave Has Gripped The Entire World, Leaving Some Parts Swept By Drought While Others By Floods.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 17 Apr 2016, 11:29:20 AM

New Delhi:

As the days are passing by, effects of global warming are becoming more vivid with soaring temperatures. Sweltering heatwave has gripped the entire world, leaving some parts swept by drought while others by floods.

Unprecedented rise in mercury can be attributed to a lot of factors ranging from greenhouse gases to deforestation and El-Nino climate phenomenon.

According to global temperature reports, last month was the hottest. March remained the hottest of all months, since record keeping began, the eleventh such consecutive record, according to reports released this week. Data released by NASA shows that March was 1.65°C (3.0°F) warmer than the average between 1951 and 1980.

Scientists worldwide expect 2016 to be the hottest year on record. To deal with this world leaders and scientists had gathered last year to deliberate on steps and measures for climate change. Now in India, a team of scientists are also deliberating over climate resilience for coastal areas.

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First Published : 17 Apr 2016, 11:27:00 AM