Articles | Volume 21, issue 3
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 917–939, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-917-2021
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 917–939, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-917-2021

Research article 10 Mar 2021

Research article | 10 Mar 2021

Hydrometeorological analysis and forecasting of a 3 d flash-flood-triggering desert rainstorm

Yair Rinat et al.

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Flash floods are among the most devastating and lethal natural hazards worldwide. The study of such events is important as flash floods are poorly understood and documented processes, especially in deserts. A small portion of the studied basin (1 %–20 %) experienced extreme rainfall intensities resulting in local flash floods of high magnitudes. Flash floods started and reached their peak within tens of minutes. Forecasts poorly predicted the flash floods mostly due to location inaccuracy.
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