NEW DELHI — The last decade was India's hottest on record with the national weather office calling the impact of global warming "unmistakable" and extreme weather killing more than 1,500 people last year. India, home to 1.3 billion people, is at the forefront of climate change suffering devastating floods, dire water shortages and baking temperatures. […] The post India suffers hottest decade on record appeared first on Inquirer News.
Heat from rising global temperatures is also singeing India, which experienced its warmest decade (2010-2019) on record, with temperatures in the country 0.36°C higher than average, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The past year was also the seventh warmest on record and was the 22nd straight year of higher-than-average annual temperatures across the country.