# CLIMATE IMPACT
Impacts Research Witness / Slow onset disasters
The impact of changing patterns of Western Disturbances and La Niña on warmer winters
According to meteorologists, the anomaly in the temperatures and rainfall is the result of alterations in the weather patterns. The intensity as well as frequency of Western Disturbances have been on the lower side this winter season.
Impacts Witness / Slow onset disasters
Joshimath subsidence demonstrates risks of unplanned, rampant development in fragile areas: Experts
NTPC in particular has been called out for its unchecked development in vulnerable areas exacerbating the impacts of climate change, which is a force multiplier. Joshimath is a clear example of what should not be done in the Himalayas, say experts