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Pakistan Floods Could Have Been Predicted

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WASHINGTON—Five days before intense monsoonal deluges unleashed vast floods across Pakistan last July, computer models at a European weather-forecasting center were giving clear indications that the downpours were imminent. Now, a new scientific study that retrospectively examines the raw data from these computer models, has confirmed that, if the information had been processed, forecasters could have predicted extremely accurate rainfall totals 8-10 days beforehand.

http://www.agu.org/news/press/pr_archives/2011/2011-04.shtml

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Haven't Pakistan just experienced more serious flooding in the past week? i wonder if it is in the same areas that were affected last time?

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