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Indicator

Heavy precipitation

Description

  • The intensity of heavy precipitation events in summer and winter have increased in northern and north-eastern Europe since the 1960s. Different indices show diverging trends for south-western and southern Europe.
  • Heavy precipitation events are likely to become more frequent in most parts of Europe. The projected changes are strongest in Scandinavia and eastern Europe in winter.

Reference information

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Source:
EEA

Keywords

CLIM004, drought, extreme precipitation, heavy rain

Climate impacts

Droughts, Flooding

Elements

Observations and Scenarios

Sectors

Disaster Risk Reduction, Water management

Geographic characterization

Global

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