FLOOD

21/11-2021: The Guardian

Floods and wildfires are now normal life in small-town Canada

Locals traumatised by the scorching heat of the summer are having to rebuild their lives once again after massive flooding

19/11-2021: The Guardian

Canada floods: 18,000 people still stranded in ‘terrible, terrible disaster’

Alarm grows about climate change in British Columbia after summer wildfires wiped out vegetation that could have slowed flooding

18/11-2021: The Energy Mix

Devastation in B.C.: Massive Flooding Disrupts Supply Chains, Plunges Communities into Chaos

As rescue workers continue to search for the missing and communities struggle to cope with broken supply chains, damaged and endangered infrastructure, and lost homes and livelihoods in the wake of British Columbia’s catastrophic rainstorm, experts warn of many more such “disaster cascades” to come in an overheating world

17/11-2021: The Guardian

Pacific north-west storm wreaks havoc, with one dead and Vancouver cut off

Fears death toll will rise after record rainfall destroys highways and leaves tens of thousands in the US and Canada without power

15/11-2021: The Guardian

Thousands of people in the NSW central west have been warned to prepare to evacuate as the Lachlan River threatens to flood after heavy rain lashed the state

21/10-2021: The Conversation

Extreme rain heads for California’s burn scars, raising the risk of mudslides – this is what cascading climate disasters look like

Studies show climate change is raising the risk of cascading hazards that alone might not be extreme but add up to human disasters. Communities and government agencies aren’t prepared

05/02-2019: Scientific American

Warning Scale Unveiled for Dangerous Rivers in the Sky

Strings of ocean storms called atmospheric rivers flood California and other western coastlines, although sometimes they can be beneficial