Evidence is mounting that, as the climate warms, the amount of rain falling in heavy storms is increasing, especially in the central and eastern US.
A new attribution study finds human-caused climate change made Europe’s July floods more likely. What about Tennessee’s flooding? An atmospheric scientist explains how scientists make the connection.
The growing frequency of climate extremes affected human health and caused wide-scale damages to the ecosystems that people depend upon, including agriculture, fisheries and freshwater.
Climate change has boosted the likelihood of heavy rainfall, hailstorms, flooding and drought seen in some parts of the world. What does the future hold?
Alerting people to the threat of surface water flooding is still in its infancy, but a new review reveals a combination of prediction modelling and weather watching aims to help affected communities.
Climate change is expected to bring the UK both more heatwaves, and more intense rainfall.
Cyclone Idai showed just how unprepared SADC is to respond to major natural disasters.
With heatwaves, droughts and fires all on the rise, the federal government is urged to merge its separate strategies on disaster resilience and climate readiness.
As global warming intensifies violent weather events, the most vulnerable countries affected need help to respond more effectively.