New technology to cope with extreme weather EJINSIGHT

 New technology to cope with extreme weather EJINSIGHT

Extreme weather has become more frequent in recent years, even developed metropolises cannot escape the devastation. In the past few months, London, Zhengzhou in
China, and New York have all experienced historically heavy downpours, causing loss of life and property.

According to a 2018 report released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, modelling on the potential impacts of a major flood in Paris, found that 30% to 55% of the direct flood damages would be inflicted on the infrastructure sector, while 35% to 85% of business losses were caused by disruption to the transportation and electricity supply and not by the flood directly.The U.S. National Centers for Environmental Information also evaluated natural disasters, including floods, droughts, severe storms, wildfires, and winter storms, which caused economic losses of at least US$1 billion each…

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