Dev Raj Sikka, former director of the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune died of a cardiac arrest.
He was the first to propose a link between the El Nino phenomenon and the Indian monsoon. He was 85 years old.
Takeaways from above news-
- El Niño is a climate pattern that describes the unusual warming of surface waters in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean.
- Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology is in Pune, Maharashtra.
Source- The Hindu