Not all weather grids are created equal: aWhere’s global observed weather grids compared to other historical weather data

The key question when looking for observed weather data:  How do they generate weather data for areas between ground observation stations? This is not a trivial question.  For Europe and…

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An aerial view shows flooded Kuma River caused by a heavy rain at a residential area in Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 4, 2020. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN.

Extreme weather: Analysis of the recent flooding in Japan

Southern Japan, like many parts of the world, has experienced extreme weather events that exceeded the capacity of dams resulting in large-scale flooding, evacuation, loss of life and costly restoration…

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