Hurricanes: Stronger, slower, wetter in the future?

Posted In Climate Change, News
May
21

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August 2015. Trio of Category 4 hurricanes in the Pacific: Kilo, Ignacio, and Jimena. This is the first recorded occurrence of three Category 4 hurricanes in the central and eastern Pacific basins at the same time. In addition, it’s also the first time with three major hurricanes (Category 3 or stronger) in those basins simultaneously. (Image/NASA).

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Scientists have developed a detailed analysis of how 22 recent hurricanes would be different if they formed under the conditions predicted for the late 21st century…

Read Full Article; Science Daily (05-21-2018)

Hurricane season may be even worse in 2018 after a harrowing 2017; Guardian UK (05-11-2018)
The US may have to brace itself for another harrowing spate of hurricanes this year, with forecasts of an active 2018 season coming amid new research that shows powerful Atlantic storms are intensifying far more rapidly than they did 30 years ago…

Hurricane Ophelia: what a tropical storm is doing in Europe? Newsweek (10-13-2017)

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