India: Capital City Hotter than Jaipur, Delhi

Indian Express: Gradual disappearance of natural water bodies under the onslaught of development has made Bhubaneswar hotter than Jaipur or Delhi, said experts here on Saturday. Though Bhubaneswar continues to retain its green canopy despite the Super Cyclone in 1999 and Phailin in 2013, mercury is shooting up during the summer, they said. Though the city boasted of several water bodies in the past, many have shrunk causing change in climate. This can lead to erratic rainfall and even cloudbursts, Ajit Pattnaik,......

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