11 Nov '11, 3pm

Climate change to bring more floods

Climate change to bring more floods

Climate change will bring more floods and extreme weather to Southeast Asia, a World Bank official said Thursday on a visit to the region, where hundreds have died in severe inundation. WorldShares lets you earn donations for your favorite nonprofit. Earn up to 20 points now. Learn More Earn Points What's this? Comments Email Twitter Stumble Digg Share "What we are seeing is there are more floods, more extreme weather events, higher temperature, more variable rainfalls and we believe that is caused by climate change. And we should expect this to increase, sadly," Andrew Steer , the World Bank's special envoy for climate change, told reporters in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi . Thailand 's worst floods in half a century have killed 533 people and damaged the homes and livelihoods of millions around the country. In neighbouring Cambodia , the deadliest floods since 2000 have ...

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