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US faces deadly floods in north-east and longer heatwaves in south and west

Flash flood warnings were still in place in parts of Vermont on Tuesday morning, as the state capital Montpelier’s downtown was under water and officials fear a local dam could fail for the first time since it was built, threatening further inundation.

Looking back on America’s summer of heat, floods and climate change: Welcome to the new abnormal

Looking back on America’s summer of heat, floods and climate change: Welcome to the new abnormal

Millions of people around the world suffered through long-lasting heat waves and deadly flash flooding in the summer of 2022. A climate scientist explains the rising risks.
Richard B. Rood: America's summer of floods: What cities can learn from today's climate crises to prepare for tomorrow's

Richard B. Rood: America's summer of floods: What cities can learn from today's climate crises to prepare for tomorrow's

Flood risks are rising as the climate warms. The risks are complex, as a levee or new roadway in one place can worsen flooding somewhere else.
Fire-plagued New Mexico faces excessive monsoon rain

Fire-plagued New Mexico faces excessive monsoon rain

The rain should help the fire situation but could lead to dangerous flash flooding and landslides.
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Increased risk of flash flooding in London poses threat to life

People are at increased risk of drowning as the threat of flash flooding grows in London due to climate change, experts have warned.
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Global warming's extreme rains threaten Hawaii's coral reefs

Extreme rain events predicted to become more common with human-caused global warming not only wreak havoc on land — the runoff from these increasingly severe storms also threatens Hawaii's coral reefs.

Climate change is already claiming the Alps
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Climate change is already claiming the Alps

Warming hits some environments faster that others — and that could be catastrophic for central Europe.
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