Climate change set to triple drought, bushfires and floods in Australia

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: CLIMATE CHANGE IS LIKELY to almost triple the frequency of bushfires, floods and drought in Australia from one event every 17 years to one every 6 years, according to a paper published today in Nature. The Indian Ocean Dipole is an atmospheric phenomenon that affects Australia's climate as well as those of other countries on the Indian Ocean and is a significant contributing factor to rainfall variability. Its positive phase usually results in droughts in the eastern Indian Ocean and floods in the......

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