Tag Archive: extreme rainfall

RP1 Extreme Rainfall report: December 2018

December 4, 2018 3:31 pm Published by Comments Off on RP1 Extreme Rainfall report: December 2018

A range of international workshops, a new citizen science app and some significant research has made the past four months a busy time for the Extreme Rainfall research program.

WeatheX reports: Brisbane Storms Sunday October 21

October 23, 2018 5:10 pm Published by Comments Off on WeatheX reports: Brisbane Storms Sunday October 21

Severe thunderstorms across Queensland on Sunday, October 21, provided the first opportunity for citizen scientists to report severe weather using the WeatheX app.

Hail the new storm app for citizen science, WeatheX

October 17, 2018 10:00 am Published by Comments Off on Hail the new storm app for citizen science, WeatheX

If you are a stormchaser or just someone who loves the theatre of wind, lightning, heavy rain and hail when a storm whips through, then you are perfectly placed to help climate science with the new WeatheX app.

Extreme Rainfall RP workshop, October 4, 2018

October 5, 2018 2:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Extreme Rainfall RP workshop, October 4, 2018

The Extreme Rainfall Research Program of the Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes (CLEX) held a workshop on October 4 at the University of New South Wales (Sydney). There were 30 participants representing the CLEX nodes, Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage and National Centre for Atmospheric Research.

Research brief: Influence of the Madden-Julian oscillation on Costa Rican mid-summer drought timing

September 27, 2018 9:56 am Published by Comments Off on Research brief: Influence of the Madden-Julian oscillation on Costa Rican mid-summer drought timing

The Central American mid‐summer drought (MSD) is the decline in rainfall during the middle of the wet season over Central America, which has been shown to have strong effects on agriculture and bushfires in Costa Rica. The Madden–Julian oscillation (MJO) has been shown to influence Costa Rican rainfall on intra‐seasonal time scales, and therefore may be important to the MSD. This research aims to find the connection between the MJO and MSD.

CLEX Directors report – August 2018

August 7, 2018 10:06 am Published by Comments Off on CLEX Directors report – August 2018

The past four months since out last newsletter has been tightly packed with the official launch of CLEX, the legacy event for ARCCSS and an acceleration in important research across all of our programs.

Extreme Rainfall RP report – August 2018.

August 4, 2018 5:17 am Published by Comments Off on Extreme Rainfall RP report – August 2018.

The Extreme Rainfall Research Program has put personnel in place and is working on research into how extreme rainfall is represented in models.