The Southwest Asian monsoon is one of the most important climate systems of Earth. It supplies much-needed summer showers to agro-based economies like India, Bangladesh and China. Despite this, its linkages with global warming aren't well explored. In India, ironically, the New Delhi-based India Meteorological Department -- the premier weather forecasting authority -- has no research on it. Only a small-scale study, funded by the UK government, has been initiated at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune.
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Butterflies on the roof of the world is a vivid and engaging narrative of the author's rendezvous with the butterflies and moths in particular, and nature in general