Predicting Floods in the Andes Mountains

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) have announced a new forecasting method for predicting extreme floods in the Andes mountains which could allow for improved disaster preparedness and is…

Floods in Cusco, Peru

Torrential rain in Peru’s southern Andean Cusco region earlier this week led to landslides, severe flooding and around 16,000 people left isolated and several hundred homeless. According to local authorities,…