Disasters and Climate Change

Extreme rainfall coincides with rising global temperature

A worldwide review of global rainfall data led by the University of Adelaide has found that the intensity of the most extreme rainfall events is increasing across the globe as temperatures rise.

In the most comprehensive review of changes to extreme rainfall ever undertaken, researchers evaluated the association between extreme rainfall and atmospheric temperatures at more than 8000 weather gauging stations around the world.

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Mon, 04/02/2013 - 13:42

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Mon, 02/04/2013
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