India, May 15 -- Climate change and El Nino combined to push minimum and mean temperature rise in eastern India to highest ever in April

A global study, released early morning Indian time on May 15, has confirmed that climate change had contributed substantially to the record-shattering heat surge recorded in April across Asia, including India.

April 2024 was the hottest April on record globally, as well as within several south Asian countries. It was the eleventh consecutive month in a row that a hottest month record was broken, the report confirmed.

The study, a rapid attribution analysis by an international team of leading 13 climate scientists from the World Weather Attribution (WWA) group, shows that global warming caused by clima...