About the Authors

Subimal Ghosh

Affiliations Dept. of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai 400076, India, Interdisciplinary Program in Climate Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai 400 076, India

H. Vittal

Affiliation Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai 400 076, India

Tarul Sharma

Affiliation Interdisciplinary Program in Climate Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai 400 076, India

Subhankar Karmakar

Affiliations Interdisciplinary Program in Climate Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai 400 076, India, Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai 400 076, India

K. S. Kasiviswanathan

Affiliation EWRE Division, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Y. Dhanesh

Affiliation EWRE Division, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

K. P. Sudheer

Affiliation EWRE Division, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

S. S. Gunthe

s.gunthe@iitm.ac.in

Affiliation EWRE Division, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SSG SG. Performed the experiments: SSG KSK YD KPS SG. Analyzed the data: HV TS SG SK SSG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SG SK HV TS. Wrote the paper: SSG SG HV SK. interpretation of results: SG SK HV KPS SSG. Developed the codes: SG SK HV TS.