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Coverage of rainfall since November 26, 2021.

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Evacuation alerts, highway closures as more rain hammers southern B.C.

"...Weather warnings blanketed much of the province’s south Saturday, with rainfall expected to intensify Saturday night, easy Sunday afternoon and return again early next week..."

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Planned avalanche control work between Revelstoke and Golden

"...Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden will be closed intermittently on Nov. 28 due to planned avalanche control work..."

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Evacuation alerts issued near Pemberton and near Merritt as storm batters B.C.

"...Authorities in some parts of B. C. already struggling with flooding and landslides issued new evacuation alerts on Saturday as the second of three successive atmospheric rivers brought heavy rain to the province..."

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Rainfall warnings, flood watches in place as storm hits Vancouver Island

"...The river forecast centre says rivers are expected to rise through the day Saturday and overnight, with the Sooke River watershed seeing the "most focused rainfall. "..."

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Public weather alerts for B.C.’s Southern Interior: Environment Canada Globalnews.ca

"...SimilkameenThere is a special weather statement in effect for:Highway 3 – Hope to Princeton via Allison PassHeavy rain is expected Saturday night and Sunday with “potential impacts to vulnerable landscape and infrastructure. ”Rainfall totalling 40 to 60 mm is forecast for the region. The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has also issued a high streamflow advisory for the Tulameen River, Similkameen River, Coldwater River and Nicola River..."

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Streamflow advisory upgraded to flood watch for most of Vancouver Island

"...“Rivers are expected to see rises through Saturday and overnight into Sunday,” notes the flood watch, adding that weather forecasts and hydrologic modelling and assessments suggest the potential for flooding in areas south half of Campbell River with most focused rainfall around Port Renfrew through to Cowichan Lake and the Sooke River watershed..."

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B.C.'s flood-stricken South Coast on high alert as next rainstorm arrives Globalnews.ca

"...Another storm remains forecast to hit the region on Wednesday and Thursday. The storms paired with the already damaged and vulnerable nature of the landscape prompted Environment Canada to issue its first-ever “red level alert” on Friday. The new ranking system didn't exist during B..."

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Rainfall warnings issued for Lower Mainland as B.C. communities brace for floods

"...Parts of the Lower Mainland could be drenched with up to 120 millimetres of rainfall by Sunday afternoon, according to new weather warnings from Environment and Climate Change Canada..."

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Preparations Underway as More Flooding Possible in Low-lying Areas

"...Heavy rain is forecast in the coming days and residents of low-lying areas in the Cowichan Valley are warned to be prepared for more flooding..."

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Global carbon fee – it's the only way

"...Record-breaking heat with forest fires last summer. Record-breaking rainfall with floods and landslides this fall. There can’t be very many climate-change deniers left in British Columbia..."

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B.C. should prepare for more storms as repairs from severe rain underway: minister

"...Cumulative rainfall expected between Saturday and Wednesday could be greater than the amount that fell during the 2 1/2-day deluge that led to the initial flooding, though it would fall over a longer period of time, Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun said..."

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Hwy. 3, 99 and parts of Hwy. 1 to close over weekend as heavy rainfall sparks slide concerns

"...The highway closures come with a special flood watch ongoing, implemented by Environment Canada on Friday..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention rainfall.

The Storm Season Has Just Begun. Here's What to Expect Next.

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"...Projections are showing even more intense rainfall coming our way..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about rainfall.

Spectacular Tidal Bore Hits Indonesian Village (Part 3) & Surprises With Unexpected Power!

"...The wave also attracts surfers who attempt to surf the tsunami-like wave, but as the river is also inhabited by crocodiles the surfers need to be escorted by rescue boats! ..."

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Portugal's avocados: Green gold or ecological nightmare? | DW Documentary

"...Three deep wells have already been sunk - even though, as Matthew points out, locals are strictly forbidden from drilling new wells after many years of low rainfall and forest fires..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about rainfall relevant to the latest news.

Ensuring Water Security Under Climate Change

"...Increasing food and energy supplies will require more efficient water management all over the production and supply chains..."

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Building A Resilient and Sustainable Water and Wastewater Service for Scotland

"...Climate change affects the managed water cycle in terms of drought, water quality and the need to manage flood risk in the urban environment..."

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Resilience of wetland vegetation to recurrent drought in the Inland Niger Delta of Mali from 1982 to 2014

"...These findings point to remarkable resiliency of IND vegetation to widely fluctuating levels of flooding that are driven not only by rainfall and run-off across the watershed but also by land use, water withdrawals and damming upstream..."

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Location-Specific Rainfall Threshold for Landslides in Select Micro-Watersheds in Coonoor Taluk, Tamil Nadu, India

"...) three micro-watersheds were selected for the study taking into account the landslide density and its socio-economic importance..."

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Tsunami Flood Risk Management

"...Solitary wave theory is then proposed to convert such measured potential energy into a standard wave height, which would serve as an index for calculating corresponding tsunami flood levels at all points of interest..."

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Water Security in the Face of Climate Change: Singapore?s Way

"...Singapore?s way is to find the best means of reducing the impacts of rising seas, coping with flooding that accompanies extreme and unpredictable rainfall, and further reinforcing an already weather resilient water system..."

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Managing Risks on Egypt Water Resources Security: Climate Change and Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as Challenging Aspe

"...The main challenge is to close the gap between the water resources available and the rising demand for freshwater, much more in the light of the current and future challenges that include unilateral upstream development, population increase, climate change and its implications within and outside the borders (variability in Nile flood regime, rainfall pattern, sea-level raise and seawater intrusion in the coastal groundwater aquifers)..."

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Temperature?Rainfall Anomalies and Climate Change: Possible Effects on Australian Agriculture in 2030 and 2050

"...The possible economic effects of climate change on water in relation to Australian agriculture are analysed by region and sector, including its possible impacts in Australia?s ?food basket?, the Murray?Darling Basin, using precipitation and temperature data from 2011 to 2020..."

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Analysis of the Hydrological Behavior of Watersheds in the Context of Climate Change (Northwestern Algeria)

"...The aim of this work is to study the temporal evolution of the rainfall-runoff relations of four basins in northwestern Algeria: the Tafna Maritime, Isser Sikkak, downstream Mouilah and Upper Tafna basins..."

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Role of Modeling in Assessing Climate Change

"...Models have been used in ecosystem studies, hydrology, climate, crops, livestock and Hadley Climate model version 3 (HadCM3) is recently commonly used and several other Global climate models (GCMs) are in practice apart from statistical models like Statistical Downscaling Model (SDSM) are prominent among others for analytical climatic data studies..."

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Resilience Through Crop Diversification in Pakistan

"...The results show that previous exposure to flood or excessive rainfall in the community, farm size, and farmer?s risk attitude significantly affect crop diversification..."

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