Researchers explored past precipitation in India using shells from very large land snails collected there in 1918 and preserved in a British museum.
Scientists are still investigating the cause, fuel source, and overall impact of the weeks-long blaze.
The key to sustainable water resources management isn’t satellite technology yet—it’s a new spin on time-tested rain and stream gauges.
A recent paper in Reviews of Geophysics examined the drivers of interannual and regional rainfall variability in eastern Africa.
A study provides a new modeling method to simulate rain when it pours and when it doesn’t.
Replacement of horses by machines since the 1940s allowed central U.S. farmers to change the crops they planted, which may have altered regional climate.
The unpredictable cycles of rainfall during India's summerlong monsoon have stymied scientists for decades.
More clustering of clouds due to higher temperatures increases the likelihood of heavy downpours.
Quantitative predictions about tropical storms require an understanding of even their smallest physical processes. A new study observes unusual microphysics in 2014's Typhoon Matmo.
New framework unifies existing models for better analysis of the flowing water produced by heavy rain events.