Rain

Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then become heavy enough to fall under gravity. Rain is a major component of the water cycle and is responsible for depositing most of the fresh water on the Earth. It provides suitable conditions for many types of ecosystems, as well as water for hydroelectric power plants and crop irrigation. The major cause of rain production is moisture moving along three-dimensional zones of temperature and moisture contrasts known as weather fronts. If enough moisture and upward motion is present, precipitation falls from convective …

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Climate Central · 18 June 2024 English

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics offered a window into an alarming, escalating norm for Summer Olympics. As temperatures rose to over 34°C and humidity reached almost 70%, the Games in Japan …

section of the triathlon, due to fears around heavy rain affecting water quality. 85 Paris 2024 Olympic Games


HPA: Water Policy Association · 17 June 2024

Upholding these laws is crucial First, using water as a weapon disproportio- to maintaining a minimum standard of nately affects the most vulnerable populati- humanity in warfare and preventing ons, …

intensity around the world, with a no- and less rain. Congo, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, table exception precipitation, melting snowpack and a shift from snow to rain in the moun- tains have kept soils moist. These


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

Climate change in South Sudan is manifested through erratic onset and duration of rains, delayed and shorter rainy seasons


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

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CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 12 June 2024 English

Although one out of every eight internally displaced people in the world is in Sudan, the armed conflict continues to force millions more Sudanese to flee, deepening the humanitarian crisis …

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World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

In "Future Amman Positioned at a Juncture: Three Strategies Toward Climate-Smart Spatial Transformation," the intricate dynamics of Amman's urban landscape are meticulously studied to offer a comprehensive roadmap toward spatial …

erosion, urban heat islands, and drought. Heavy rain causes flooding disrupting access to services,


World Bank Group · 11 June 2024 French

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World Bank Group · 11 June 2024 English

capital markets, develop associated regulations, and t rain SEC’s staff IDA / 67880 Capital market development


World Bank Group · 11 June 2024 English

Caribbean countries have high exposure and vulnerability to frequent and costly disasters caused by natural hazards. In addition to steep topography, countries in the Caribbean are in the path of …

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World Bank Group · 11 June 2024 English

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