The impact of climate change is being felt in Kashmir as snowfall has lowered over the years and glaciers are losing mass leading to reduced flows in Chenab, Jhelum and Indus.

Climate change has proved to be both a boon and a bane for agriculture in India.

Predicting the timings can help protect people and guide crop plantings, irrigation and hydropower generation.

Although there will be increased yields of rice, wheat, legumes and oilseeds by 10-20% with increase in Co2 level to 550 ppm, however, productivity of most crops is likely to decrease marginally by 2020 but by 10-40% by 2100 says this report by the Standing Committee on Agriculture (2016-2017) tabled in the Lok Sabha

PUNE: Cold nights or cold days in India may become a rarity by the end of the 21st century.

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