Severe Turbulence Has Increased 55% in 40 years.

Severe turbulence has increased by 55% in the past 40 years because of the impact of climate change according to the University of Reading.

The new research shows that clear-air turbulence, which is invisible and hazardous to aircraft, has increased in various regions around the world.

The report found that at a typical point over the North Atlantic – one of the world’s busiest flight routes – the annual duration of severe turbulence increased by 55% from  1979 to 2020.

Moderate turbulence increased by 37% and light turbulence increased by 17%.

The team behind the study, say the increases are consistent with the read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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