excessive precipitation

excessive precipitation

[ek′ses·iv prə‚sip·ə′tā·shən]
(meteorology)
Precipitation (generally in the form of rain) of an unusually high rate of fall; although often used qualitatively, several meteorological services have adopted quantitative limits.
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There is a significant correlation of winter in the northwestern region of Pakistan with El Nino that is causing excessive precipitation in northern and northwestern parts of the country in the winter.
For example, major sport events in the United States such as Major League Baseball (MLB) (Bruggink and Eaton, 1996; Butler, 2002) or National Football League (NFL) games (Welki and Zlatoper, 1999) have been significantly affected by excessive precipitation and extreme temperature.
Deforestation, hydroelectric power plants and wrong infrastructure projects destroyed nature and also contaminated the water and as a result, wind, tornados and excessive precipitation have come to the region, and the risk of landslides has increased.
The strength of the East Asian summer monsoon circulation has exhibited robust interdecadal variability in past decades and resulted in excessive precipitation along the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River valley (Yu et al.
On February 6, 10 persons perished in the area of southeastern village of Biser, Haskovo Region, after the wall of the Ivanovo dam broke due to excessive precipitation.
The report said: "The winter season saw some excessive precipitation that formed a good cover to save the winter crops from below average temperatures.
Prime Ministry's Disaster and Emergency Situations Management Department released a statement on Wednesday and said Foreign Ministry of Bosnia-Herzegovina asked for humanitarian relief from Turkey for the victims of flood caused by excessive precipitation in Bosnia.
Excessive precipitation can chill eggs and young chicks (Newton, 1998), even in arid areas (Hernandez et al.
Few of Baltimore's official excessive precipitation records were exceeded by this event.
FLOODS IN TURKEY: Excessive precipitation, which started to be effective from the early hours of Friday paralyzed daily life in several parts of the country.