May 13, 2022

Global warming made South Africa’s recent floods twice as likely – study…

By Tim Cocks

Global warming made the heavy rains behind South Africa’s devastating floods last month twice as likely as they would have been if greenhouse gas emissions had never heated the planet, scientists said on Friday.

Flash floods around the east coast city of Durban killed 435people, left tens of thousands homeless and caused R10 billion worth of damage to roads, power lines,water pipes and one of Africa’s busiest ports.

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