Since the beginning of March, India and Pakistan and large parts of South Asia experienced prolonged heat, that at the time of writing, May 2022, still hasn’t subsided.
More than 240 mm of rain fell in the Tokyo region on 12 October 2019, associated with tropical cyclone Hagibis.
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.
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.
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.