During May 2023, the North Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, particularly the provinces of Bologna, Ravenna, Forli-Cesena, Rimini, experienced severe flooding, following three separate heavy rainfall events on the 2nd, 10th, and 16th of May.
The role of climate change in extreme rainfall associated with Cyclone Gabrielle over Aotearoa New Zealand’s East Coast
From the 12th to the 14th of February 2023, northern and eastern regions of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Te Ika-a-Māui (North Island) were hit by extremely heavy rainfall associated with the passage of ex-tropical cyclone Gabrielle.
Climate change exacerbated heavy rainfall leading to large scale flooding in highly vulnerable communities in West Africa
From May until October 2022, large parts of West Africa experienced large-scale flooding caused by above average seasonal rainfall and water management.
Climate change likely increased extreme monsoon rainfall, flooding highly vulnerable communities in Pakistan
From mid-June until the end of August 2022, large parts of Pakistan experienced record-breaking monsoonal rainfall, leading to large parts of the country being flooded.
Climate change increased heavy rainfall, hitting vulnerable communities in Eastern Northeast Brazil
Throughout May 2022 and extending into June, Eastern Northeast Brazil experienced catastrophic floods and landslides following exceptionally heavy rainfall.