2021
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The high-impact weather assessment toolkit

  • Patrick N. Gatlin, Jonathan L. Case, Jayanthi Srikishen, Bhupesh Adhikary
  • Summary

Of the various types of weather phenomena, thunderstorms produce some of the most immediate and impactful hazards—damaging winds and hail, frequent lightning, and intense rainfall. Resilience to high-impact weather can be attained through investment in several key areas: proper infrastructure; effective emergency management; public education; and well-informed weather forecasting services.

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  • DOI:
    10.1007/978-3-030-73569-2_12
  • Language:
    English
  • Published Year:
    2021
  • Publisher Name:
    In B. Bajracharya, R. B. Thapa, & M. A. Matin (Eds.), Earth Observation Science and Applications for Risk Reduction and Enhanced Resilience in Hindu Kush Himalaya Region: A Decade of Experience from SERVIR
  • External Link:
    External link (open access)