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Large changes in tropical rainfall expected due to greenhouse gas emissions

A new Met Office study has found that, if global greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced, we are likely to see large changes to the rainfall in tropical countries. Scientists found that the size of these changes will be strongly … Continue reading

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Typhoon heads for Japanese volcano

Typhoon Goni, which was located just east of Taiwan on Sunday morning, is expected to track across the western side of Kyushu Island in SW Japan through Monday.  There is a risk it could bring up to 200mm of rainfall in … Continue reading

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Windy weather on the way

As forecast, Hurricane Gonzalo made landfall over Bermuda on Friday with rain and winds of up to 110 mph causing power cuts, flooding, felled trees and damaged buildings. The storm has continued in its journey since then, and passed the … Continue reading

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Severe Tropical Storm Rammasun makes landfall in the Philippines

A severe tropical storm is bringing damaging winds and very high rainfall totals to the Philippines over the coming days as it heads over the island chain. Severe Tropical Storm Rammasun (also known locally as Typhoon Glenda) has already made … Continue reading

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