Yet more Global Weirding in 1876: Devastating Iberian floods

The first week of December 1876 was marked by extreme weather conditions that affected the south-western sector of the Iberian Peninsula, leading to an all-time record flow in two large international rivers. As a direct consequence, several Portuguese and Spanish towns and villages located in the banks of both rivers suffered serious flood damage on 7 December 1876. These unusual floods were amplified by the preceding particularly autumn wet months, with October 1876 presenting extremely high precipitation anomalies for all western Iberia stations.

http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/feart.2014.00003/abstract#sthash.FXQ8ASgO.dpuf

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