Climate

Heavier rainfall will increase risk of landslides and flooding

3:43 min
  • Climate change models by the Geological Survey of Sweden and the Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, predict heavier rainfall and higher levels of groundwater in the future.

  • Fredrik Mossmark, hydrogeologist at the Geological Survey of Sweden, says higher pore pressures will affect soil stability.

  • "There is no quick fix in preparing our societies for better resilience," adds Fredrik Vinthagen, press spokesperson at Swedish Water.