The August 2017 Bangladesh floods

Farmers in Bangladesh, Photo by fardouse lomat jahan rumpa on Unsplash

In August 2017 Bangladesh faced one of its worst river flooding events in recent history. Scientists performed an attribution of this precipitation-induced flooding to anthropogenic climate change from a combined meteorological and hydrological perspective.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut heading for the Philippines


Super Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to make landfall early on Saturday on Luzon island in the Philippines, threatening millions of people, including by direct storm damage, flooding, landslides and storm surges. Alerts have also been issued across east and southeast Asia.

Record high temperatures in India, 2016

People in a heatwave, India Photo by Prashanth Pinha on Unsplash

In May 2016, an all-time record high temperature of 51°C was recorded in Rajasthan, India, by some accounts the third-highest temperature ever documented globally. What was behind the extreme heat?