Half of the World’s Annual Precipitation Falls in Just 12 Days

According to a recent news article released as a press release by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) it has been noted that half of the world’s annual precipitation falls in just twelve days according to global weather stations.

Notably, in light of climate change such precipitation may even be changed further to occur in just eleven days, amplifying flooding and its associated damages.

You can click on the following link to read details of the news article as reported by the Earth and Space Science News Half of the World’s Annual Precipitation Falls in Just 12 Days

You can also read a related article from Nature – The International Journal of Science, which also highlights the annual precipitation as well, on “Why extreme rains are gaining strength as the climate warms”

Author: WRLibrarian

Currently employed with the Water and Sewerage Authority at the Water Resources Agency, I have created this blog to provide an online presence for the Agency's library. The purpose of this blog would be to inform staff about library related activities, as well as, relevant information that can have an impact on the Agency's operation.

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