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Team 2: Rain!
Changes in rainfall extremes in
Southeast Asia
Rural/urban impact
• Rural climate impacts:
flooding
- flash floods
- water borne diseases
- crop destruction, scouring/widening of river banks,
- river water rising,
- dam reservoir increase,
- loss of lives.
- Mudslides/landslides
Urban climate impacts:
flooding;
- flash floods;
- deaths,
- destruction of properties,
- affects transportation,
- interference with schools
- business closed/halt
Conclusions
• In general, extreme rainfall is projected to
increase across much of the region
• Changes in extreme rainfall events may
significantly affect the Philippines and other
coastal areas
• ...more soon!

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