What is meany by Urban Heat Island Effect ?
Rise in temperatures is a constant threat all around the globe. There is growing urbanization in different parts of world. With this the phenomenon known as Urban Heat Island effect had begun to be observed.
Now-a-days urban heat island effect can be observed in all densely populated urban areas.
Urban or Metropolitan area that are significantly higher temperatures compared to their surrounding rural areas are referred to as Urban Heat Islands or UHI. This temperature difference is mainly the cause of human activities.
This phenomenon of densely populated urban or metropolitan areas having higher temperatures compared to their surrounding areas is referred to as this Urban Heat Island Effect.