Articles | Volume 26, issue 22
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 5737–5756, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5737-2022
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 5737–5756, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5737-2022
Research article
15 Nov 2022
Research article | 15 Nov 2022

Risks of seasonal extreme rainfall events in Bangladesh under 1.5 and 2.0 °C warmer worlds – how anthropogenic aerosols change the story

Ruksana H. Rimi et al.

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Extreme rainfall events are major concerns in Bangladesh. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and damage nearly harvestable crops in pre-monsoon season. While in monsoon season, the impacts can range from widespread agricultural loss, huge property damage, to loss of lives and livelihoods. This paper assesses the role of anthropogenic climate change drivers in changing risks of extreme rainfall events during pre-monsoon and monsoon seasons at local sub-regional-scale within Bangladesh.