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Killer heat waves, severe flooding: India may suffer devastating climate change impact in 80 years

India could see devastating climate change effects, including killer heat waves and severe flooding, in the next 80 years, a study has said. The study also called for urgent steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to avert associated risks to the country’s population, ecosystems, and economy. According to the researchers, led by Professor Mansour Almazroui from King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia, the annual mean temperatures across India are likely are to increase by 4.2 degrees celsius under a high emission scenario by the end of the 21st century. 

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