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Call for early warning system as climate change makes mudslides, wildfires and flash floods more common

Ireland will have to make significant investment in specialised systems to warn of extreme weather events such as flash floods, mudslides and even wildfires as a consequence of climate change, it has been warned.
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Los Angeles flash floods may become more prevalent with climate change

Why are flash floods becoming more common in Los Angeles, Calif.? Even though the city faces ongoing droughts, aging infrastructure may cause problems.
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.
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Dozens killed in monsoon flash floods in northern India

Flash floods and landslides are common in the Himalayan parts of northern India during the months of June to September. But scientists say global warming and melting glaciers have further exacerbated the situation.
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Virginia flooding: Why US floods overall are getting ‘flashier’

The United States faces a future full of flash floods — and “flashier” floods at that.

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