Tag: rain

In the future there will be more rain but less water in the Nile Basin, what can be done?

Climate projections suggest that, by the end of the century, the amount of rain in the Upper Nile basin could increase by up to 20%. But our new paper shows that, despite more rainfall, devastating hot and dry spells are projected to become more frequent in the Upper Nile basin.

Heavy rain in Ivory Coast raises flooding fears in cocoa areas

Abundant rainfall fell last week in most of Ivory Coast's main cocoa growing regions, sparking fears that flooding could hinder harvesting.

South Africa's drought recovery could be stalled by uncertain rain prospects

S. Africa's recovery from its worst drought in over century could be stalled as anticipated rain relief remains uncertain.