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Globally, extreme rainfall is expected to increase with warming, but regional changes over land have been less certain. Now research shows that this intense precipitation has increased across both the wetter and the drier parts of the continents, and will continue to do so as global warming continues.

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Ingram, W. Increases all round. Nature Clim Change 6, 443–444 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2966

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