News tagged with rainfall

Flood disaster risk is more complex than expected

Research from the University of Adelaide has shed further light on the complex issue of flood risk, with the latest findings showing the potential for flood risk to both increase and decrease in the same geographic area.

dateApr 28, 2015 in Environment
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NASA sees Maysak become a super typhoon

NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of Typhoon Maysak as it strengthened into a super typhoon on March 31, reaching Category 5 hurricane status on the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale. The TRMM and GPM satellites, both satellites ...

dateMar 31, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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More big storms increase tropical rainfall totals

Increasing rainfall in certain parts of the tropics, colloquially described as the wet get wetter and warm get wetter, has long been a projection of climate change. Now observations have shown that an increase in large thunderstorms ...

dateMar 25, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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