Indian Ocean phenomenon helping to predict extreme weather
A phenomenon in the Indian Ocean that affects events in southeast Australia is helping to predict extreme weather up to six months in advance.
River flow model assists in planning and extreme weather prediction
A novel river flow forecast model, developed by Curtin University scientists, should provide more accurate predictions using a combination of current methods.
With mountains of data, tech experts work to help farms weather climate shifts
If farmers can't change the weather - or a seesawing climate - perhaps data-crunchers can outwit Mother Nature.
Coal mining industry well-equipped for water management
The coal mining industry will be better equipped to manage water and deal with extreme weather events, thanks to a new model developed by CSIRO.
Wildfire and weather extremes threaten archaeological sites
Fire and extreme weather remain one of the major threats to archaeological sites. But a European collaboration has developed a warning system to protect our cultural heritage. In fact, last year it helped to save the ancient ...
Cost from disasters quadrupled in 30 years: World Bank
The bill from natural and weather disasters is nearly $200 billion (150 billion euros) a year, four times higher than in the 1980s, the World Bank said on Monday.
UF researcher: Southeast must prepare for wild weather from climate change
People who live in the southeastern United States should begin to prepare for more drastically changing weather conditions—everything from heat waves to poorer air quality – caused by climate change, according to a new ...