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Did warming play a role in deadly South African floods? Yes, a study says

Did warming play a role in deadly South African floods? Yes, a study says

Climate change sharply increased the chances of catastrophic rains in the country’s east, a team of researchers has found.
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Devastating South African flooding provokes climate change debate

As KwaZulu-Natal struggles to rebuild after the deadly floods that decimated the province this month, understanding the cause of the weather-related disaster has become a major concern for its beleaguered residents.

Housing crisis propels high death toll in South African floods

Housing crisis propels high death toll in South African floods

The catastrophe underscored an overlooked reality in the fight against extreme weather: Protecting people is as much about tackling social issues as environmental ones.

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South Africa floods: Death toll passes 306

South Africa floods: Death toll passes 306

The devastation fueled criticism that the government should have been better prepared for the weather after intense rain in 2017 and 2019.
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Heavy floods and mudslides leave at least 45 dead in South Africa

Torrential rain left a trail of destruction in the coastal city of Durban — the latest disaster in a season of storms that some scientists say has been intensified by climate change.
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