Australia needs more investment in hydrological modelling and new infrastructure to reduce the impact of major flood events, UNSW expert says.
Driving into floodwater is the leading cause of flood-related death. So why do people do it?
The federal election presents an opportunity to promote plans for improving national disaster governance and resilience. But the silence on these issues in political debates has been remarkable.
With La Niña prolonging the wet season, there is an increased risk of flooding along the north, east and southeast regions.
Last week the Bureau of Meteorology declared a negative Indian Ocean Dipole — a natural climate phenomenon set to bring wet weather. Let’s look at what you can expect, and the role of climate change.
The recent one in 100 flood event is set to reverse carp eradication efforts in the Murray-Darling, a UNSW scientist says.
Australians have endured floods, bushfires and hailstorms and more over the last two years. The government is better aligning policy to deal with disasters, but its plan is somewhat half-baked.
Global water supplies are shrinking, even as rainfall is rising. The culprit? The drying of soils due to climate change.
Emergency services warn that you should never drive your car through floodwaters. Here's why.
Cities face harsher, more concentrated rainfall as climate change not only intensifies storms, but draws them into narrower bands of more intense downpours, UNSW engineers have found.