News tagged with tropical cyclones

Mumbai may be vulnerable to future hurricanes

Historically, tropical cyclones (also known as hurricanes) have rarely hit Mumbai, India. But how will future storms impact this coastal city on the Arabian Sea? That's the focus of a leading-edge study underway by the Lamont-Doherty ...

dateOct 05, 2017 in Environment
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NASA sees Maria intensify into a major hurricane

NASA and NOAA satellites have provided data on Maria as it strengthened into a major Hurricane headed toward the Leeward Islands. NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared look at Maria that showed cooling cloud top temperatures ...

dateSep 18, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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