PUBLISHED: 03 October 2022

Compare and Contrast: Extreme rainfall from Hurricane Ian worsened by climate breakdown – study

The Guardian

Human-induced climate change increased the extreme rainfall brought by Hurricane Ian, which has devastated parts of Florida, by more than 10%, according to a new preliminary analysis. Ian has caused widespread damage and at least 21 deaths since crunching into south-west Florida on Wednesday, tearing asunder cities such as Fort Myers and Cape Coral with winds that reached close to 150mph and a storm surge that in places reached 18ft. Click here to continue reading