Protecting local communities from flash floods with the help of AI

Nearly three years after devasting flash flooding caused significant death and damage in Germany and across Northwestern Europe, a new research initiative promises to build regional resilience in the face of climate change. Funded by Interreg Europe --a transnational cooperation scheme-the five-year partnership headed by SnT’s Sylvain Kubler , will enhance regional information-sharing with a view to mitigating flood risks in Luxembourg and surrounding countries. 

Destructive weather-related events such as flash floods are increasingly common given the steady progression of global warming in recent decades. Warmer temperatures lead to greater amounts of water vapour in the atmosphere, which in turn increases the intensity of rainfall. ...

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