Wildfire Burn Scars Can Initiate Thunderstorms, Increasing Risk of Flooding

11 September 2021 0 By Bambam
Every year, wildfires consume millions of acres of land and it leaves changed landscapes that are susceptible to flooding. But it is less known that these regions already left susceptible can also intensify, triggering thunderstorms in some cases. Wildfire burn scars are usually left with small vegetation and very dark soil surface that is likely to repel instead of taking in water.