Asia's flood-prone megacities should fund major drainage, water recycling and waste reduction projects to stem deluges and secure clean supply for their booming populations, experts said Sunday.
(Phys.org) —A restored floodplain with a high diversity of species and effective flood protection – these are the results of the large-scale nature protection project "Lenzener Elbtalaue". Under the direction of biologist ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Record snowfall, killer tornadoes, devastating floods: Theres no doubt about it. Since Dec. 2010, the weather in the USA has been positively wild. But why?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two of the most destructive natural disasters of 2010 were closely linked by a single meteorological event, even though they occurred 1,500 miles (2,414 km) apart and were of completely different natures, ...
Ground data now being collected in northeastern Iowa by the Iowa Flood Studies experiment will evaluate how well NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission satellite rainfall data can be used for flood forecasting.
(Phys.org)—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.
Considering the impacts of climate change on flood risk may not be effective unless current risk is managed better, according to new research from the University of Bristol published today in the Journal of Hydrology.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Dramatic climate swings behind both last year's Pakistan flooding and this years Queensland floods in Australia are likely to continue as the world gets warmer, scientists predict.
(Phys.org) —If sea level rises as scientists predict, will your New Jersey home or parts of your town be underwater?