People of Laguna bay area, 60kms. south of Manila, try to survive as typhoon Ondoy(Internaional name: Ketsana) causes floods in low lying areas around the Laguna lake. The extreme weather brought a months worth of rain in a short span of 6 hours causing flashfloods and sent waterways and the lake overflowing.
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 27: People walk down a flooded street as they evacuate their homes after it the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Of five cities set to see the worst losses from flooding by 2050, three are in the US. Yet the country is unprepared for worsening weather brought by climate change
Extreme weather is in our future. Caribbean hurricanes of the future will be more and more violent and destructive because of manmade global heating. Sea level rise will open the coast to bigger storm surges. The number of coastal floods has already doubled since the 1980s because of people driving their gasoline cars and running their air conditioners off burning lumps of coal.
In an era of dire climate records the US and South Asia floods won't be the last
In an era of unwelcome climate records Hurricane Harvey won't be the last From the US to India and China, human impact on the climate is likely to have made droughts and storms more severe – and the trend is only set to continue
Hurricane Harvey has dumped more water on the United States than any other weather event in history, and its costs are expected to be huge. The unprecedented storm has inevitably posed the question: What impact has climate change had on producing Hurricane Harvey? We took a look at what scientists had to say. Keep in mind: None of the experts we talked to said climate change caused Hurricane Harvey. Instead, some posited that climate change exacerbated the effects of the storm. The degrees…
“Houston’s perfect storm is coming — and it’s not a matter of if but when,” journalists wrote, a year and a half ago. “Why isn’t Texas ready?” http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2017/08/hell-high-water-houston-was-warned-the-inside-story-of-the-impact-of-hurricane-harvey.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheDailyGalaxyNewsFromPlanetEarthBeyond+%28The+Daily+Galaxy+--Great+Discoveries+Channel%3A+Sci%2C+Space%2C+Tech.%29