The great wake up call for climate adaptation

An article from Insurance Business Mag.

The Auckland Anniversary Weekend monsoon deluge followed days later by ex-tropical cyclone Gabrielle must act as a turning-point for thinking about extreme weather events.

With the first event, heavy rain was forecast, but no-one was warned the city would get on average 250mm in 24 hours, exceeding the previous record in a day by 90mm. Why was that? For Gabrielle, all the warnings were in place.

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