Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

Published date March 26, 2018

EEE 2016: Anthropogenic Intensification of Southern African Flash Droughts as Exemplified by the 2015/16 Season

Main finding:

Flash drought over southern Africa was tripled during the last 60 years mainly due to anthropogenic climate change, and it was intensified during 2015/16 in the midst of heat waves.

Larger report:

EEE 2016 = Explaining Extreme Events of 2016 from a Climate Perspective