Erratic monsoon keeps a parched Sri Lanka guessing

By Amantha Perera | Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:02 AM
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COLOMBO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Warm April weather is nothing new in Sri Lanka. Over generations, Sri Lankans have become accustomed to temperatures of up to 34 degrees Celsius during this month, when the sun moves directly overhead. They also know from experience that the baking heat will soon be eased by the arrival of the monsoon in May.

But this once-predictable cycle is changing. Weather experts...

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