Floods

Extreme Rainfall Leads to Midwest Flooding
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Extreme Rainfall Leads to Midwest Flooding

Such extreme precipitation events and weather are becoming more likely with climate change.

Published Aug 2, 2022

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Snow Blanket for the Andes
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Snow Blanket for the Andes

Back-to-back weather systems in July 2022 eased rainfall deficits in central Chile and added to the snowpack atop the mountain range.

Published Jul 18, 2022

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Floods Swamp Bangladesh
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Floods Swamp Bangladesh

Monsoon rains have overwhelmed villages, inundated crops, and displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

Published Jun 23, 2022

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Catastrophic Flooding in Yellowstone
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Catastrophic Flooding in Yellowstone

Snowmelt and heavy rain caused historically high water that destroyed homes, roads, and bridges, and isolated some of the national park’s gateway communities.

Published Jun 22, 2022

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Living with Floods in the Innoko Lowlands
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Living with Floods in the Innoko Lowlands

Regular spring flooding has led Native peoples to adapt to the rise and fall of the water.

Published Jun 17, 2022

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