Avg global temperature can rise by 1.5°C in next 5 years: WMO report

News: World Meteorological Organization(WMO) has released a report titled “The Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update”. Facts: The Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update report is led by the United Kingdom’s Met Office. Aim: To provide a climate outlook for the next five years by harnessing the expertise of internationally acclaimed climate scientists and the… Continue reading Avg global temperature can rise by 1.5°C in next 5 years: WMO report

South America witnessed extreme lightning strikes in 2018, 2019: WMO

News: The World Meteorological Organization(WMO) has released its findings on lightning strikes which had happened around the world. Facts: Key Takeaways: Brazil recorded the longest lightning strike that travelled a distance of 709 kilometres in 2018. Argentina recorded a lightning strike that lasted continuously for 16.73 seconds in 2019. India: Uttar Pradesh recorded the maximum… Continue reading South America witnessed extreme lightning strikes in 2018, 2019: WMO