Hurricanes
Hurricanes drive the evolution of more aggressive spiders  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers who rush in after storms to study the behavior of spiders have found that extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones may have an evolutionary impact on populations living in storm-prone... more
Researchers find hurricanes drive the evolution of more aggressive spiders  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers at McMaster University who rush in after storms to study the behaviour of spiders have found that extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones may have an... more
Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria provides ethnic studies lesson  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
When UO ethnic studies associate professor Alaí Reyes-Santos flipped on the late-night news on September 19, 2017, she saw something she'd been dreading since childhood: a category four hurricane was barreling toward... more
NASA pinpointed tropical storm Krosa's strength before Japan landfall  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA's Aqua satellite provided forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center with infrared data and cloud top temperature information for Tropical Storm Krosa as it was making landfall in southern... more
Data assimilation method offers improved hurricane forecasting  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Operational models for severe weather forecasting predicted Hurricane Harvey would become a Category 1 hurricane in 2017, according to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Instead, it became a massive Category 4 just before... more
Data assimilation method offers improved hurricane forecasting  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Operational models for severe weather forecasting predicted Hurricane Harvey would become a Category 1 hurricane in 2017. Instead, it became a massive Category 4 just before it made landfall, tying Hurricane Katrina for the... more
Flooded Mississippi a threat as hurricane season heats up  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The river that drains much of the flood-soaked United States is still running far higher than normal, menacing New Orleans in multiple ways just as the hurricane season intensifies. more
NASA finds deadly Lekima's remnants over China  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible picture of the remnant clouds of deadly former Typhoon Lekima over eastern China. more
Typhoon Lekima death toll in eastern China rises to 32  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The death toll from Typhoon Lekima rose to 32 in eastern China, local authorities said Sunday, as rescue teams worked to find more than a dozen people still... more
At least 13 dead, 16 missing as Typhoon Lekima slams east China  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
At least 13 people were killed and 16 others missing as Typhoon Lekima lashed eastern China Saturday, downing thousands of trees and forcing more... more
NASA gives Typhoon Lekima a twice-over with the Aqua satellite  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA's Aqua satellite provided infrared and visible views of Typhoon Lekima as it was approaching landfall in China. China has posted Typhoon and Heavy Rain Warnings for Lekima. more
The Gulf Stream is slowing down. That could mean rising seas and a hotter Florida  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The Gulf Stream, the warm current that brings the east coast of Florida the mixed blessings of abundant... more
NASA's Aqua Satellite finds a large ragged eye in Typhoon Krosa  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Typhoon Krosa is a large storm moving through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that the large typhoon also has... more
Super Typhoon Lekima barrels towards China  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
China issued a red alert for incoming Super Typhoon Lekima which is expected to batter eastern Zhejiang province early Saturday with high winds and torrential rainfall. more
El Nino fades so forecasters expect busier hurricane season  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Government meteorologists say this year's hurricane season may be busier than initially expected now that summer's weak El Nino has faded away. more
Typhoon Krosa follows leader Supertyphoon Lekima  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NOAA-NASA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this image using NASA's Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Worldview application on Aug. 08, 2019 and it shows Supertyphoon Lekima heading towards the coast of China as Typhoon Krosa... more
More intense non-tropical storms causing increased rainfall in U.S. southeast  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the Southeastern United States, the increasing amount of rain during hurricane season is coming not from hurricanes but from non-tropical storms created by weather fronts, new research... more
Philippines on alert with Typhoon Lekima  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Lekima is now a typhoon and has triggered warnings in the Philippines. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and provided a visible image of the storm that shows a clear eye. more
NASA sees Flossie now a remnant low pressure area  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Former Hurricane Flossie was nothing more than a remnant low pressure area early on Tuesday, August 6. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite found just a few scattered areas of... more
Earthquakes, hurricanes and other natural disasters obey same mathematical pattern  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Tracking the magnitude of several catastrophic natural events and drawing a graphic of how many episodes of each have occurred throughout history yields a result which cannot be... more
'Dead zone' reduced by Hurricane Barry but still 8th largest  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
This year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" is the eighth largest on record, but Hurricane Barry reduced its size from an expected near record, the scientist who has... more
NASA-NOAA satellite sees Erick still hanging as a hurricane  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hurricane Erick continued hold onto its status as it moved west through the Central Pacific. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead and found two small areas of very strong thunderstorms,... more
Did Hurricane Barry prevent a near-record 'dead zone'?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists are back from measuring the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" where there's too little oxygen to sustain marine life in a large underwater area starting at the sea floor. more
NASA casts a double eye on hurricane Flossie  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites provided infrared views of Flossie before and after it became a hurricane while moving through the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Both satellites analyzed Flossie's cloud top temperatures and... more
NASA finds heavy rain in hurricane Erick  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA provided forecasters with a look at Hurricane Erick's rainfall rates and cloud temperatures with data from the GPM and Aqua satellites, as the storm headed to Hawaii. more
NASA analyzes first central pacific ocean hurricane's water vapor  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hurricane Erick has become the first tropical cyclone to enter the Central Pacific Ocean during the 2019 Hurricane Season and Hawaii is keeping an eye on the storm. NASA's Aqua... more
NASA tropical storm Erick strengthening  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed a stronger Tropical Storm Erick in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Satellite imagery revealed two areas of very cold cloud tops indicating powerful thunderstorms as the storm is on the cusp of... more
NASA's Terra sees the end of Atlantic Tropical Depression 3  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The third tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season didn't last long. NASA's Terra satellite provided an image of the system's remnant clouds on July 23, 2019. more
Cold, dry planets could have a lot of hurricanes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Study overturns conventional wisdom that water is needed to create cyclones. more
Cold, dry planets could have a lot of hurricanes  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Nearly every atmospheric science textbook ever written will say that hurricanes are an inherently wet phenomenon—they use warm, moist air for fuel. But according to new simulations, the storms can... more
Misunderstood storm surge threat can be every bit as deadly as a tsunami  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
One of the most powerful tropical storms ever recorded, Typhoon Haiyan, rampaged across the central Philippines in 2013, causing the deaths of... more
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