The Australian east coast has suffered at least a dozen deaths after heavy rain caused massive flooding in recent days. This record rainfall is the result of the La Nina event, which could be exacerbated by climate change.
This is what 20 ” + Rain and immense flooding did in Australia! Experts say this is more due to our changing planet.
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Heavy rains have lashed the region for days but,Australians surprised Event: if the extreme characteristic of the event was correctly planned, its duration was underestimated. Torrential rain has stalled longer than expected in Queensland, leading to this dramatic situation. In the most affected areas, between 200 and almost 400 mm were recorded at intervals of 24 hours. In the space of 3 days, the city of Brisbane received 80% of its precipitation . From Monday evening to Tuesday morning the Brisbane River suddenly rose to a height of 4 metres. In Lismore, one of the worst affected areas, the river rose to 14 metres on Monday night, an all-time high. In some cities, the amount of Water received in one day is completely higher than the average overall level in a year! Tuesday wednesdaycredit: Getty Images-Getty the rain hasn’t stopped and is shifting further south towards Sydney between this Tuesday and Wednesday.
La Nina event on issue?
The La Nina event continues for the second year in a row. La Nina and El Nino are two climate phenomena that are a : For someone And a Exceptional winters in the confirmed southern United States, and heavier than normal than Australia, etc. On the other hand, the severity of La Nina’s effects is not predictable and varies from year to year, but it is more likely that global warming will worsen the event.Of the temperature of part of the waters of the Pacific Ocean: La Nina occurs when the waters are colder than average, rather we talk about El Nino when the waters are warmer than average. These thermal anomalies of water, combined with other climatic parameters, have consequences In the following months, mainly in the United States, Asia, Africa and Australia. For example, the year 2010-2011 was marked by a very strong La Nina event and its effects were devastating in many countries, including Australia, with unprecedented flooding. In 2021-2022,