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Topic: Storms. Hurricanes and Tornados

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Increasing frequency and lengthening season of western disturbances are linked to increasing strength and delayed northward migration of the subtropical jet

  2024-03-13 (or before) in

Abstract. Western disturbances (WDs) are cyclonic storms that travel along the subtropical jet, bringing the majority of seasonal and extreme precipitation to the Hindu Kush, Karakoram, and western Himalaya in the winter months. They are a vital component of the region's water security. Although typically most common in the winter, WDs can also interact with the summer monsoon, leading to catastrophic consequences. These seem to be happening more frequently, and along with increasingly harsh winter seasons, questions are now being asked about how climate change is affecting WD frequency and intensity in both summer and...

  Tagged under: India | Storms. Hurricanes and Tornados | Extreme Weather | Himalayas

Storm Henk-hit farmers call for stronger river defences

  2024-01-04 (or before) in The BBC

Thousands of acres of crops and productive farmland are under water thanks to Storm Henk's flooding.

  Tagged under: UK | Flooding | Storms. Hurricanes and Tornados | Extreme Rainfall | Farming | Adaptation | Rivers

FEMA Stretched Beyond Climate Response as Disasters Balloon

  2023-07-13 (or before) in

Atmospheric rivers drenched California and deadly storms crept toward Mississippi as Deanne Criswell sat in her corner office in Washington, D.C., and tackled a loaded question: Is it all too much for FEMA?

  Tagged under: Storms. Hurricanes and Tornados | Extreme Rainfall | Flooding | Extreme Weather | Rivers | California

Regional Changes in Landfalling Tropical Cyclones and Their Impacts

  2021-10-25 (or before) in MDPI - Publisher of Open Access Journals

Special Issue in journal Atmosphere: Regional Changes in Landfalling Tropical Cyclones and Their Impacts

  Tagged under: Storms. Hurricanes and Tornados

UK must prepare for more intense storms, climate scientists say

  2020-02-17 by Jonathan Watts in The Guardian

Government urged to create more natural drainage systems to cope with impact of crisis

  Tagged under: Storms. Hurricanes and Tornados | Predictions | UK | Extreme Weather | Climate Change

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