Australia: Risk of flooding rises with global warming, says study

Toronto Star: Peak rainfall during storms will intensify as the climate changes and temperatures rise, leading to increased flash flood risks, especially in urban areas, new research from Australia indicates. Scientists at the University of New South Wales in Sydney analyzed about 40,000 storms from three decades in Australia and found that warming temperatures are dramatically disrupting rainfall patterns within storms. “We have known for a long time that as temperatures increase you can hold more moisture......

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