2016 ‘very likely’ hottest year on record: UN

MARRAKECH: The year 2016+ will “probably” be the most smoking on record, the UN said today, cautioning of catastrophic outcomes if the walk of an Earth-wide temperature boost can’t be stopped.

Normal temperatures for the year were set to hit around 1.2 Celsius over pre-Industrial Revolution levels – implying that 16 of the 17 most smoking years on record were this century, said the UN’s World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

The new record implies the world is as of now more than most of the way to the furthest reaches of 2 C of warming generally, 1.5 C if conceivable, which UN countries had settled upon to fight off most dire outcome imaginable environmental change.

“One more year. Another record. The high temperatures we saw in 2015 are set to be beaten in 2016,” WMO secretary general Petteri Taalas said in an announcement.

The El Nino climate wonder had helped temperatures in the early months of the year, however even after its belongings dispersed, the mercury remained high.

In parts of Arctic Russia, temperatures were 6 C to 7 C higher than the long haul normal, the announcement said. Other Arctic and sub-Arctic areas in Russia, Alaska and northwest Canada were no less than 3 C better than expected.

“We are accustomed to measuring temperature records in portions of a degree, thus this is distinctive,” said Taalas.

Source:- Timesofindia

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