Floods

Deep Concern About Food Security in Eastern Africa
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Deep Concern About Food Security in Eastern Africa

The Horn of Africa is facing drought and crop failures after four inadequate rainy seasons.

Published Aug 16, 2022

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Burning in Botswana
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Burning in Botswana

As the country entered the late dry season, the landscape was primed for burning.

Published Aug 15, 2022

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Death Valley Flash Flooding
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Death Valley Flash Flooding

In one of the driest places on Earth, a thousand-year rain event delivered 75 percent of the yearly average precipitation in just three hours.

Published Aug 9, 2022

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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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