Yukiki Imada. Hideo Shiogama, Chiharu Takahashi et al

Explaining Extreme Events from a Climate Perspective

Published date January 1, 2018

Climate change increased the likelihood of the 2016 heat extremes in Asia

The 2016 extreme warmth across Asia would not have been possible without climate change. The 2015/16 El Niño also contributed to regional warm extremes over Southeast Asia and the Maritime Continent.