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“The BMKG also predicts that the glacier will become extinct, melting around 2025-2026,” she said.
She explained that the monitored global average sea level rise also reached 4.4 mm per year during the 2010-2015 period, which was higher than the period before 1900, which was 1.2 mm per year.
The return period of El Nino and La Nina climate anomalies is also getting shorter, from five to seven years in the 1950-1980 period to only two to three years during the period after 1980 up to the present.
“All of these phenomena result in an increased frequency of extreme weather intensity and duration, causing hydrometeorological disasters, such as floods, landslides, flash floods, tropical storms, hurricanes, and droughts, are also increasing in frequency, intensity, duration, and occurrence,” she explained.
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