Coastline erosion in Kerala

The Hindu Business Line | Feb 14, 2020 at 7:06 AM
  • On weekends, there is hardly any elbow room on Shanghumugham Beach in Kerala’s capital, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Of Kerala’s 590-km coastline, 63 per cent faces sea erosion.
  • Recent studies have attributed the rise in temperature to the rapid warming of the Indian Ocean, among other climate change signals, but the root cause of the rapid warming remains unclear.