More than 240 mm of rain fell in the Tokyo region on 12 October 2019, associated with tropical cyclone Hagibis.
Climate change-exacerbated rainfall causing devastating flooding in Eastern South Africa
On April 11-12, South Africa experienced catastrophic floods and landslides in the eastern coast of the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Eastern Cape (EC) following exceptionally heavy rainfall.
Climate change increased rainfall associated with tropical cyclones hitting highly vulnerable communities in Madagascar, Mozambique & Malawi
Madagascar, Mozambique, Malawi and neighbouring countries suffered severe flooding after a series of tropical storms, including three cyclones, hit the region, starting with storms Ana and Batsirai in January and February 2022.
Limited role of climate change in October 2020 Vietnam flooding
In October 2020, Vietnam was greatly affected by several heavy rainfall events occurring sequentially during the month. The first event started on 6 October and lasted until 9 October.
Heavy rainfall which led to severe flooding in Western Europe made more likely by climate change
From the 12th to the 15th of July, heavy rainfall associated with cut-off low-pressure system “Bernd” led to severe flooding particularly in the German states North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate, as well as in Luxembourg, and along the river Meuse and some of its tributaries in Belgium and the Netherlands.