Claim: Atmospheric river storms can drive costly flooding – and climate change is making them stronger

Atmospheric rivers are long, narrow bands of moisture in the atmosphere that extend from the tropics to higher latitudes. These rivers in the sky can transport 15 times the volume…

A Strong Atmosphere River Approaches

The most powerful atmospheric river of the season so far is now imminent and will reach our coast later tomorrow (Monday).

Atmospheric rivers help create massive holes in Antarctic sea ice

Warm, moist rivers of air in Antarctica play a key role in creating massive holes in sea ice in the Weddell Sea and may influence ocean conditions around the vast…

Forget summer in the UK and wonky Met Office predictions, atmospheric rivers and floods loom

Like this one: Image from NOAA ESRL From the Institute of Physics Atmospheric rivers set to increase UK winter flooding The prolonged heat wave that has bathed the UK in…