0.23°C rise in annual mean temperature More frequent heavy rain in per decade, recent years increase in diurnal range

Jung et al., 2002; Ho et al., 2003

South Asia


0.68°C increase per century, increasing trends in annual mean temperature, warming more pronounced during post monsoon and winter

Increase in extreme rains in north-west during summer monsoon in recent decades, lower number of rainy days along east coast

Kripalani et al., 1996; Lal et al., 1996; Lal et al., 2001b; Singh and Sontakke, 2002; Lal, 2003

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