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    Analysis: Africa’s unreported extreme weather in 2022 and climate change

    From deadly floods in Nigeria to devastating drought in Somalia, Africa has faced a run of severe – and sometimes unprecedented – extreme weather...Read More

    Extreme weather| Oct 26. 2022.
    A woman carries her belongings through flood water in Rajanpur, Pakistan in August, 2022

    Climate change ‘likely’ increased extreme rainfall that led to Pakistan flooding

    The record-breaking monsoon rainfall that led to severe flooding in Pakistan this summer was “likely increased” by climate change, a new “rapid...Read More

    Attribution| Sep 15. 2022.
    Flooded road at Badami Bagh vegetable market after heavy monsoon in Lahore, Pakistan, 14 July 2022. Credit: REUTERS / Alamy Stock Photo.

    Guest post: How the south Asian monsoon is changing in a warming climate

    In August, the world looked on aghast as torrential rains and flash flooding submerged vast areas of Pakistan, affecting 33 million people, killing m...Read More

    Guest posts| Sep 15. 2022.

    Mapped: How climate change affects extreme weather around the world

    In the early 2000s, a new field of climate-science research emerged that began to explore the human fingerprint on extreme weather, such as floods, h...Read More

    Attribution| Aug 4. 2022.
    People are evacuated after heavy downpours in Zhengzhou, Henan, China, on 22 July 2021. Credit: Xinhua / Alamy Stock Photo. 2G8R652

    Global warming of 2C could ‘double’ flooding costs in China compared to 1.5C

    Economic losses from flooding in China at 2C of global warming could be double those at 1.5C, research suggests. The study, published in the...Read More

    Floods| Jul 26. 2022.
    A damaged bridge caused by flooding near Durban, South Africa, 16 April 2022. Credit: Reuters / Alamy Stock Photo. 2J4KM20

    Climate change made extreme rains in 2022 South Africa floods ‘twice as likely’

    The extreme rainfall that triggered one of South Africa’s deadliest disasters of this century was made more intense and more likely because of clim...Read More

    Attribution| May 13. 2022.
    Army and local emergency services evacuate Fayetteville residents from floods caused by Hurricane Matthew_KHA8JE

    US flooding increase will ‘disproportionately’ impact black and low-income groups

    Climate change and population growth could drive a 26% rise in US flood risk by 2050 – disproportionately impacting black and low-income groups –...Read More

    Floods| Jan 31. 2022.
    Two people hurry along the Southbank in London as torrential downpour continues

    Guest post: How hourly rainfall extremes are changing in a warming climate

    The floods across Europe, China and the US in recent months have again brought to the fore the ability of extreme rainfall to take lives, destroy hom...Read More

    Guest posts| Nov 18. 2021.
    The Nandi Devi mountain in Uttarakhand is the source of the Rishi river, which flooded this week

    Factcheck: Did climate change contribute to India’s catastrophic ‘glacial flood’?

    On Sunday 7 February, a sudden flood devastated a Himalayan valley in the Indian province of Uttarakhand. It tore through two hydroelectric dams, kil...Read More

    xinyabo购彩 | Feb 9. 2021.

    Guest post: The role of ‘atmospheric rivers’ in UK winter floods

    The arrival of Storm Christoph last week has led to widespread flooding across northern regions of the UK, affecting thousands of homes. At the peak ...Read More

    Guest posts| Jan 26. 2021.

    Met Office: A review of the UK’s climate in 2020

    It is no exaggeration to say that 2020 has been a dramatic and memorable year for the UK – and our weather and climate is no exception. We...Read More

    Guest posts| Jan 12. 2021.
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