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After receiving unprecedented amounts of rainfall late last year, communities in northwestern Washington are asking questions about how to prevent flood damage in a warmer and wetter climate.
When Record-Breaking Is the Norm: Mitigating the Impacts of Extreme Rainfall Events in a Changing Climate
Rainfall extremes this year affected millions.
Human migration and increasing inundations are causing more people to be vulnerable.
Climate change and hydroelectricity power projects compounded the devastating destruction of the February 7 flood in Uttarakhand.
A recent study illustrates how low-status residents are left behind at the frontlines of worsening glacial flooding.
A variety of factors conspire to put people and property in harm’s way.
A new study looking at seven centuries of water flow in south Asia’s mighty Brahmaputra River suggests that scientists are underestimating the river’s potential for catastrophic flooding as climate warms.
A new study finds that real-time monitoring of ground motion could have detected a sudden and catastrophic flood in Bhutan five hours before it destroyed a village.
Monitoring and data suggest the next eruption of the glacial volcano could be anywhere from days away to within the next year. Grímsvötn last erupted in 2011.