Climate change impact on flood and extreme precipitation increases with water availability

  title={Climate change impact on flood and extreme precipitation increases with water availability},
  author={Hossein Tabari},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  • H. Tabari
  • Published 13 August 2020
  • Environmental Science
  • Scientific Reports
The hydrological cycle is expected to intensify with global warming, which likely increases the intensity of extreme precipitation events and the risk of flooding. The changes, however, often differ from the theorized expectation of increases in water‐holding capacity of the atmosphere in the warmer conditions, especially when water availability is limited. Here, the relationships of changes in extreme precipitation and flood intensities for the end of the twenty-first century with spatial and… 

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