Chennai floods: Climate change damage?

Heavy torrential rains in the past few days in southern India‚Äôs largest metropolitan city Chennai have brought the vibrant city to a standstill. The rains are said to be the heaviest in the last century. The Indian Army has been deployed for round-the-clock rescue and relief operations. As the Indian Meteorological Department forecast more rains over the next three days, leading Indian environment experts attending the Paris climate change summit have speculated that the crisis is the ‘full-blown impact’ of global warming.

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