Heavy precipitation hitting vulnerable communities in the UAE and Oman becoming an increasing threat as the climate warms

Working Papers

April 2024

Researchers have assessed the extent human-induced climate change altered the likelihood and intensity of the weather conditions that caused the flooding in the United Arab Emirates and the northern parts of Oman in April 14–15 2024. The region was hit by exceptionally heavy rainfall causing massive disruption in infrastructure and public life in the area and leading to at least 20 fatalities in Oman and four in the UAE.