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Seasonal Predictability of Lightning over the Global Hotspot Regions

@inproceedings{Mallick2021SeasonalPO,
  title={Seasonal Predictability of Lightning over the Global Hotspot Regions},
  author={Chandrima Mallick and Anupam Hazra and Subodh K. Saha and Hemantkumar S. Chaudhari and Samir Pokhrel and Mahen Konwar and Ushnanshu Dutta and Greeshma M. Mohan and Kodela Vani},
  year={2021}
}
Skillful seasonal prediction of lightning is crucial over several global hotspot regions, as it causes severe damages to infrastructures and losses of human life. While major emphasis has been given for predicting rainfall, prediction of lightning in one season advance remained uncommon, owing to the nature of the problem, which is short-lived local phenomenon. Here we show that on the seasonal time scale, lightning over the major global hot-spot regions is strongly tied with slowly varying… 

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