Devastating rains in Kenya, 2018

Rainbow at Baringo Lake

Devastating seasonal rains in Kenya have been reported to have displaced nearly 300,000 people and killed 158. Other countries in the region such as Rwanda and Somalia have also been seriously affected.

Stormy January over western Europe, 2018

Heavy rain, Photo by Lola Guti on Unsplash

2018 began with a series of four strong wind storms over Western Europe. In particular, two major events pounded the continent: Storm Eleanor on January 3, and Storm Friederike on January 18.

Trends in weather extremes

Photo by Grillot edouard on Unsplash

Twenty years ago, the trend in annual mean global mean temperature became detectable. Ten years ago, robust regional seasonal mean temperature trends similarly started to emerge. Nowadays, we can see trends even in weather extremes.

28 February, 2018 | News |