The Challenge of Flooding
In this episode of The WeatherPod we welcome Professor Hannah Cloke of Reading University into the studio. Hannah is a physical geographer, natural hazards researcher and hydrologist specialising in earth system modelling, flood forecasting, catchment hydrology and applications of Numerical Weather Predictions.
Hannah works closely with partners including the UK Environment Agency, the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), the UK Met Office, the Red Cross Climate Centre & other hydrometeorological services and humanitarian actors. She advises government, forecasting authorities and humanitarian agencies on national and international flooding incidents and forecasting science and provides expert commentary in the media.