Floods

Red River Flooding is Worst in a Decade
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Red River Flooding is Worst in a Decade

A blizzard, multiple rainstorms, and melting winter ice swelled rivers out of their banks and across a flat floodplain in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Manitoba.

Published May 11, 2022

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Deluge in South Africa
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Deluge in South Africa

In the KwaZulu-Natal coastal province, heavy rainfall spurred deadly flooding and landslides.

Published Apr 14, 2022

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Flooding in Eastern Australia
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Flooding in Eastern Australia

Yet another extreme precipitation event sent rivers out of their banks, inundating coastal towns and prompting evacuations.

Published Apr 8, 2022

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Great Barrier Reef Mass Bleaching Event
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Great Barrier Reef Mass Bleaching Event

It was the sixth such widespread bleaching event of the reef since 1998, and the first to occur during La Niña conditions, which are typically cooler.

Published Apr 6, 2022

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Floods Swamp Eastern Australia
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Floods Swamp Eastern Australia

Several days of torrential rains have inundated coastal towns in Queensland and New South Wales

Published Mar 2, 2022

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