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Severe weather events have become increasingly frequent and intense due to climate change, causing significant damage to infrastructure, ecosystems, and human lives. In the UK alone, the Met Office has recorded a rise in the number of named storms, heavy rainfall incidents, and record-breaking temperatures in recent years.

As of April 2024, the UK has already experienced several notable severe weather events, including heavy rainfall and strong winds, causing flooding. The Met Office and the Environment Agency have issued warnings and advice to help residents stay safe and prepare for potential disruptions. Experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have also provided insights into the global trends and impacts of severe weather events.

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Severe weather events have been a part of Earth's history for millennia, but the rapid increase in their frequency and intensity in recent decades is a cause for concern. Our feed provides context by exploring the historical records of extreme weather phenomena and the scientific evidence linking them to human-induced climate change.

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