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Q&A: Why do some storms strengthen so fast?
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Q&A: Why do some storms strengthen so fast?

21 February 2024

By the IFRC Warming oceans and El Niño have caused some storms to gain strength far more rapidly than predicted. When communities are caught off-guard the results can be devastating. More investment in forecasting, early warning, preparation — and possibly help from artificial intelligence — are parts of the solution. This is some of what IFRC Americas Regional Communications Manager [...]

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New studies: Scandinavia freeze less likely, Black Sea storm-intensity more so, with climate change

New studies: Scandinavia freeze less likely, Black Sea storm-intensity more so, with climate change

31 January 2024

By the Climate Centre Two new studies by World Weather Attribution scientists this week have demonstrated that climate change is [...]

British Red Cross volunteers help with mopping up after eighth named storm in three months

8 January 2024

By the Climate Centre The UK Environment Agency yesterday called on the public to remain vigilant after the prolonged wet [...]

British Red Cross volunteers help with mopping up after eighth named storm in three months