rainfall intensity

rainfall intensity

[′rān‚fȯl in′ten·səd·ē]
(meteorology)
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"It will also be able to measure highly accurate rainfall intensity and to detect the weather situation," he said.
Light to moderate rainfall at most places is very likely along the west coast, it said, adding the rainfall intensity is likely to decrease in these areas afterward.
NIGERIA Hydrological Services Agency (NHSA) on Wednesday advised Nigerians to prepare for more floods this rainy season due to high rainfall intensity of long duration.
"To address the problem effectively, more accurate predictions of future rainfall intensity and frequency are critical and require up-to-date assessments of current climate conditions and model-generated data for future horizons."
Despite the mitigating measures and flood control projects being undertaken by the government, Metro Manila is not spared from flooding because the "rainfall intensity is more than enough of the capacity of the waterways" and "the rainfall is so strong that the waterways overflow," according to Melgar.
Another variable contributing the peak flood discharge using the Rational Formula is rainfall intensity. Data of rainfall intensity in this paper is estimated from daily rainfall depth which is transformed into rainfall intensity using Mononobe Formula.
"The further spread of the current outbreak depends on two major factors -- effective control and monitoring measures in locust breeding areas of Sudan, Eritrea and Saudi Arabia and the surrounding countries, and rainfall intensity between March and May along both sides of the Red Sea and in the interior of the Arabian Peninsula."
The rainfall intensity will increase on Tuesday, especially over the northern and eastern areas, associated with convective clouds, may become thundery at times.
Through the data collected, scientists have documented increases in rainfall intensity and more powerful storms such as hurricanes Harvey in 2017 and Florence in 2018.
Gross rainfall amount and maximum rainfall intensity in 60-minute influence on interception loss of shrubs: A 10-year observation in the Tengger.
He noted that water in the Kingdom of Bahrain is being seriously threatened by the effects of climate change, including sea level rise, which has resulted in saltwater intrusion into aquifers, higher temperatures and greater rainfall intensity, causing lower rates of return to the groundwater layer.