Articles | Volume 25, issue 5
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2843–2860, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2843-2021
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2843–2860, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2843-2021

Review article 27 May 2021

Review article | 27 May 2021

Urban surface water flood modelling – a comprehensive review of current models and future challenges

Kaihua Guo et al.

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Short summary
This study presents a comprehensive review of models and emerging approaches for predicting urban surface water flooding driven by intense rainfall. It explores the advantages and limitations of existing models and identifies major challenges. Issues of model complexities, scale effects, and computational efficiency are also analysed. The results will inform scientists, engineers, and decision-makers of the latest developments and guide the model selection based on desired objectives.