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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Measuring the human impact of weather

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced today world records for the highest reported historical death tolls from tropical cyclones, tornadoes, lightning and hailstorms. It marks the first time the official ...

dateMay 18, 2017 in Environment
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How Cyclone Debbie got her name

The huge storm that tore through parts of northeastern Australia this week was almost called Caleb instead of Debbie. The next one will be named Ernie.

dateMar 29, 2017 in Environment
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