Tolerance.ca
Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Planetary waves, cut-off lows and blocking highs: what's behind record floods across the Southern Hemisphere?

By Tess Parker, Research Fellow, Monash University
Michael Barnes, Research Fellow, Monash University
Share this article
From February to May 2022, many places in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia have seen record-breaking daily and monthly rainfall. Repeated periods of persistent and intense rain have caused devastating and widespread floods.

In Queensland and New South Wales alone, the floods and storms caused an estimated AU$3.35 billion in insured losses, making these the costliest floods in Australia’s history and the fifth most costly natural disaster. More…The Conversation


Read complete article

© The Conversation -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter