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Masamichi Ohba, Shinji Kadokura, Yoshikatsu Yoshida, Daisuke Nohara, and Yasushi Toyoda

1. Introduction Extreme climatic events such as droughts, heat waves, and floods are potentially devastating, with serious implications for individuals, ecosystems, and societies. Human activities and the environment are greatly affected by such climatic extremes. During the rainy monsoon season (early summer) in Japan, heavy rainfall events frequently occur, owing to the intrusion of warm humid air into a stationary front known as the baiu–mei-yu–changma (hereafter baiu for short) front. Many

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Timothy J. Lang, Steven A. Rutledge, and Robert Cifelli

.1175/2009JTECHA1258.1 Brito-Castillo, L. , Douglas A. V. , Leyva-Contreras A. , and Lluch-Belda D. , 2003 : The effect of large-scale circulation on precipitation and streamflow in the Gulf of California watershed. Int. J. Climatol. , 23 , 751 – 768 . 10.1002/joc.913 Carey, L. D. , and Rutledge S. A. , 2000 : The relationship between precipitation and lightning in tropical island convection: A C-band polarimetric radar study. Mon. Wea. Rev. , 128 , 2687 – 2710 . 10

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