How Rainfall Is Bringing Both Relief and New Problems to Australia

How Rainfall Is Bringing Both Relief and New Problems to Australia

How Rainfall Is Bringing Both Relief and New Problems to Australia

01/16/20

“How is rainfall both a remedy and a hindrance to Australia’s current resilience problems?”

 

Drought and bushfire stricken Australia is breathing a sigh of relief as extreme rainfall is hitting down on the eastern part of the country. But like many things in human infrastructure, the solution to one problem often causes another one to occur.  In particular, the torrential rain create the potential for Mass floods as the soil is less able to hold water do to the longevity of recent droughts. If you’re in Australia, don’t be surprised if you were seeing warnings on the television change from bushfires to flash floods. This is How Rainfall Is Bringing Both Relief and New Problems to Australia.

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