Keshan Jude Rupesinghe 500990053
Geography 110 Assignment
Climate change is a growing concern around the globe since its impacts are already being felt in
different countries with various weather patterns. Climate and weather have been
misunderstood to be the same but climate is the weather of a region affected over a period of
time whereas weather is a short term effect during a period of a day or two, climate change
effects are natural as well as more of a human doing with various activities such as burning of
fossil fuels and many more influencing reasons such as the global temperature increase, the
rise of sea levels etc.
Three cities selected to elaborate further on the natural factors affecting
climate change are as follows: Colombo, Dubai, Johannesburg.
Climat e Change in Colombo
Situated in the southern half of the globe, where Colombo is the capital of a nation called Sri
Lanka encounters a significant harsh change in atmosphere consistently, accepting high
measures of precipitation during the storm season ho wever shockingly this isn’t the situation
consistently as, during the up and coming rainstorm season, they were influenced by a dry spell