Thunderstorm and Lightning: the Temperature Effect on Climate Change of Rangpur Region in Bangladesh
Science Journal of Energy Engineering
Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2018, Pages: 31-36
Received: Feb. 20, 2018; Accepted: Mar. 11, 2018; Published: Apr. 18, 2018
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Bakul Kumar Chakravorti, Department of Physics, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh
Prosannajid Sarkar, International Research and Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh
Atiur Rahman, Department of Geography and Environmental Science, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh
Atikur Rahman, Main Meteorological Office, Chittagong Airport, Chittagong, Bangladesh
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Thunderstorm and lightning are the burning issues in present. Raising temperature badly affects on the environmental balance. We have collected data and studied the temperature variation and the temperature effect on the environment and on the people of Rangpur (divisional city of Bangladesh) region. Increase of monthly maximum temperature is 0.60°C, monthly minimum temp is 1.39°C and monthly mean temperature of Bangladesh is 0.79°C per 100 years [1] where in last 29 (1984-2013) years the temperature of Rangpur station is increased almost 1.2°C. [2] Thunderstorm and lightning occur for this increased temperature. We also analyzed the number of occurrences of thunderstorm in last ten years. We tried to find out some way to reduce the temperature increase and to safe the people. We constructed earthen in five multi-stored buildings and observed the lightening effect on and around of these buildings in last ten years.
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Bakul Kumar Chakravorti, Prosannajid Sarkar, Atiur Rahman, Atikur Rahman, Thunderstorm and Lightning: the Temperature Effect on Climate Change of Rangpur Region in Bangladesh, Science Journal of Energy Engineering. Vol. 6, No. 2, 2018, pp. 31-36. doi: 10.11648/j.sjee.20180602.11
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