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Two Contrasting Severe Seasonal Extremes in Tropical South America in 2012: Flood in Amazonia and Drought in Northeast Brazil
(American Meteorological Society, 2013-11)
Two simultaneous extreme events affected tropical South America to the east of the Andes during the austral summer and fall of 2012: a severe drought in Northeast Brazil and intense rainfall and floods in Amazonia, both ...
Climate diagnostics of the extreme floods in Peru during early 2017
From January through March 2017, a series of extreme precipitation events occurred in coastal Peru, causing severe floods with hundreds of human casualties and billions of dollars in economic losses. The extreme precipitation ...
From drought to flooding: understanding the abrupt 2010-11 hydrological annual cycle in the Amazonas River and tributaries
(Institute of Physics Publishing, 2012-01)
In this work we document and analyze the hydrological annual cycles characterized by a rapid transition between low and high flows in the Amazonas River (Peruvian Amazon) and we show how these events, which may impact ...