Occurrence and impacts of extreme weather
Extreme weather events (e.g. bushfires, extreme heat events and floods) are already causing significant impacts, with an increased frequency of these events being observed (particularly extreme heat days and more dangerous weather conditions for bushfires).
Measures:(i) Frequency of extreme heat days (ii) Number of excess deaths associated with extreme heat days (iii) Forest Fire Danger Index (iv) Financial cost associated with natural disasters
Topics:Climate change impacts