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Europe’s flood risk is linked to atmospheric ‘seesaw’

Rescue workers push a dog in a boat through flood waters in Carcassonne, France

Rescuers in France ferry a dog to safety in October 2018, when Europe saw widespread flooding. Rainfall in the region corresponds to large-scale patterns in atmospheric pressure. Credit: Alain Pitton/NurPhoto/Zuma

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Nature 567, 149 (2019)




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