Climate change will make it harder to predict heavy rain and floods

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    Climate change will make it harder to predict heavy rain and floods
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    Climate change may make heavy rain difficult to forecast

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    By Michael Marshall

    Some kinds of weather forecasting will be easier, and others will be harder, in a world made warmer by climate change. In particular, global warming will make it harder to predict when torrential downpours will hit the northern hemisphere.

    Weather forecasts have been steadily improving for decades, with forecasters both increasingly confident in their one and two-day forecasts and ever more able to forecast a week ahead, at least in a limited way. While it may be physically impossible to forecast more than two weeks …

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