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European tornadoes are unrecognised threat say University experts

Univ of Manchester

New research provides the first ever threat calculation of tornadoes across the European continent. The study found that between 1950 and 2015, tornadoes in Europe have caused nearly one billion euros worth of damage, over 300 deaths, and over 4400 injuries.

  • Dutch scientists chart coastal flooding: 50% more people at risk in 2080

    Deltares

    Researchers from Deltares and the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM-VU) have studied the risk of flooding on all coasts throughout the world until the end of this century. They warn that the threat associated with severe storms is increasing due to land subsidence and sea-level rise: 50% more people will be exposed to these risks in 2080 than at present.

  • NEC successfully trials landslide prediction system in Thailand

    NEC

    NEC Corporation, in collaboration with Thailand's National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC), announced today the completion of a trial for a system that identifies areas where there is danger of a landslide occurring. The effectiveness of the system was confirmed as the trial was conducted in Chiang Mai Province in Northern Thailand

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