Articles | Volume 19, issue 6
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 3687–3705, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-3687-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 3687–3705, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-3687-2019
Research article
22 Mar 2019
Research article | 22 Mar 2019

Long-term trends of instability and associated parameters over the Indian region obtained using a radiosonde network

Rohit Chakraborty et al.

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Intense convective phenomena are a common climatic feature in the Indian tropical region which occur during the pre-monsoon to post-monsoon seasons (April–October) and are generally accompanied by intense thunderstorms, lightning, and wind gusts with heavy rainfall. Here we show long-term trends of the parameters related to convection and instability obtained from 27 radiosonde stations across six subdivisions over the Indian region during the period 1980–2016.
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