Not just El Nino, pollution too worsening droughts: Study

Not just El Nino, pollution too worsening droughts: Study

An Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) study has revealed that during El Nino years, pollutants from south Asian countries can amplify the effect of the climate cycle on the monsoon, worsening an ongoing drought situation. The study said severity of droughts during El Nino years was amplified by 17% due to changes in aerosol pollution (a cloud of solid or liquid particles).

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