Regional Examples
These Regional Examples showcase how the CLIMAAX CRA Handbook can be applied for risk assessments in regions around Europe. With simple adjustments they can be refined to the region of interest.
Flash Floods
Intensive rainfall over a few hours can lead to sudden flooding placing citizens, businesses and infrastructures at risk.
Prolonged periods of reduced rainfall are leading to severe droughts that adversely affect agriculture and various sectors.
Extreme temperatures over several days poses a significant threat to the health of vulnerable populations.
Long-term dry periods and extreme temperatures amplify the risk of fires, particularly in forested areas.
Heavy snowfall in a short period is known to disrupting traffic, electricity, and various other sectors.
Strong winds are threatening infrastructure, such as electricity lines and houses.