Flooding along the banks of the river Shannon  near Athlone in December 2015. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Ireland and other parts of northwestern Europe will bear the brunt of increasingly severe flooding caused by climate change, according to a new Europe(...)

A car  trapped due to a flood at Sant Josep in Ibiza, Spain on August 10th. Dozens of people have been evacuated by sea after they got trapped in their houses due to floods caused by heavy rain. Photograph: Sergio G. Canizares/EPA

The way floods are arising across Europe, including Ireland, is changing dramatically due to climate change, and it is mainly to do with their timing;(...)