Articles tagged "atlantic hurricane season"

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The tropical activity across Pacific basin sets a new record: ACE index in NW Pacific highest since 2002

The tropical cyclone activity in the western North Pacific Ocean and the eastern North Pacific Ocean has set a new record in the 2015, meteorologists report. However, in the Atlantic basin, so far, not even a single hurricane was reported. According to the available dat

August 20, 2015

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Below-normal 2015 Atlantic hurricane season expected

NOAA's CPC forecasters say the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but warn there is no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy.For the hurricane season, which officially runs from June 1 - November 30, NOAA is predicting a 70% like

May 28, 2015

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Subtropical Storm "Ana" becomes the first named storm of 2015 Atlantic hurricane season

Subtropical Storm "Ana" formed around 02:00 UTC on May 8, 2015 and became the first named storm of the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Hurricane hunter aircrafts thus began their first flights, a month before the official start of the season. Ana is the first

May 08, 2015

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Bellow-average Atlantic and busy Pacific hurricane seasons draw to end

Hurricane season officially ends on November 30, and while the Atlantic season was relatively quiet, as predicted, the Pacific was at its most active in two decades, US meteorologists said.A number of weather conditions this year, such as strong vertical wind shear,

November 27, 2014

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Arthur becomes post-tropical system

Arthur made landfall in Nova Scotia as tropical storm early on July 5, 2014, reaching wind speed of 105 km/h (65 mph). Tropical storm force winds with heavy rainfall were reported across Nantucket and portions of Massachusetts and eastern

July 05, 2014

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Tropical Storm "Arthur" could become first hurricane of 2014 Atlantic hurricane season

The first tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season strengthened into Tropical Storm "Arthur" today. This tropical storm formed east of Florida early on July 2, 2014, with further strengthening likely as the system is forecasted

July 02, 2014

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Impacts of El Niño and La Niña on the hurricane season

Researchers have found that instances of Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes are usually reduced during an El Niño year. 2014 hurricane season just started and there is a strong potential for El Niño to develop during the next few months.El

June 08, 2014

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Tropical Storm Karen developed in Gulf Coast

Area of showers and thunderstorms across the southern and central Caribbean since last week developed into the Tropical Storm Karen in the Gulf of Mexico. This system is moving into the southern United States with gusty winds, heavy rain and rough

October 03, 2013

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Tropical Storm Dorian weakens while rapidly moving westward

Tropical disturbance in the middle of Atlantic ocean became fourth named storm of 2013 Atlantic hurricane season and was named Dorian. Under the influence of westerly shear and drier air, Tropical Storm Dorian became disorganized and it is expected

July 27, 2013

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Tropical Storm Dorian formed in Atlantic

Tropical disturbance located southwest of the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean is the fourth named tropical system in 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. Tropical Storm Dorian is gaining more strength as it moves west-northwestward over the open tropical

July 25, 2013

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Tropical wave west of Africa coast could develop into tropical storm

A tropical wave accompanied by a surface low pressure system (Invest 98L) east-southeast of the Cape Verde Islands, is moving north-northwestward and could developed into fourth tropical storm of 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. Thunderstorm activity has increased and

July 23, 2013

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Chantal weakened into a tropical depression

Tropical Storm Chantal in Caribbean has lost its tropical characteristics while approaching Haiti. However, Chantal brought heavy rainfall in Central Haiti and the central and south coastal Dominican Republic. The low pressure system extends northeastward from the...

July 12, 2013

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Tropical Storm Chantal weakened as it started to impact Hispaniola

Tropical Storm Chantal is moving west-northwestward across the Caribbean. The system will impact Haiti and the Dominican Republic late on July 10, 2013. Chantal or its remnants will move between eastern Cuba and Jamaica overnight and emerge over the Florida

July 10, 2013

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Chantal becomes third tropical storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Tropical Storm Chantal is heading for the Caribbean and is moving through the Lesser Antilles Islands, south of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Haiti this week. Tropical Storm Chantal is expected to turn northwest towards the Bahamas and off the coast of

July 09, 2013

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Tropical Storm Barry about to make landfall in Veracruz, Mexico

Tropical Depression Two has strengthened to Tropical Storm Barry over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico on June 19, 2013. Barry is the second tropical storm of 2013 Atlantic hurricane season and it's about to make landfall in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. The

June 20, 2013

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Second tropical depression of Atlantic season developed near the coast of Belize

A tropical disturbance moving from the western Caribbean toward southeastern Mexico became Tropical Depression Two near the coast of Belize on June 17, 2013. The clouds associated with the depression stretch much farther, from far western Cuba, to the eastern

June 18, 2013

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Hurricane Philippe Forms In The Atlantic, weakening into tropical storm

 Philippe is the sixteenth named storm of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, following Hurricane Ophelia which brought strong winds to Ireland and Britain on Thursday. Hurricane Philippe is expected to weaken and become post-tropical during the weekend as it

October 07, 2011

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Tropical storm Katia could be next major hurricane

While much of the mid-Atlantic and New England continues to suffer from residual flooding and power outages in the wake of Irene, a new storm in the Atlantic bears some watching.Katia became a tropical storm early Tuesday morning after first forming as a tropical

August 31, 2011

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Tropical low pressure system organises east of Lesser Antilles

A new system in the Atlantic is likely to be the next tropical system of concern and it could cause big problems over the Antilles next week. A strong tropical wave is cruising westward across the central Atlantic Basin this weekend, and the early indications are that

July 31, 2011

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Tropical storm Bret stirs bigger waves

   The AccuWeather.com Hurricane Center has the latest stats on Tropical Storm Bret.Strong northeasterly winds over the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. will steer Bret even farther to the northeast away from the northern Bahamas, protecting the

July 19, 2011

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First named tropical storm of the season forms near Gulf of Mexico

The first tropical storm of 2011 has formed near the Gulf of Mexico, nearly one month into the Atlantic hurricane season.Tropical Storm Arlene is on a collision course for Mexico. The storm took its time showing up, though, becoming the first named storm

June 30, 2011

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Saharan dust drifts west over Atlantic Ocean

A massive Saharan dust plume has drifted west over the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Verde Islands, located 570 kilometres off the coast of Western Africa.GOES, a US geostationary weather satellite, captured the below image of the dust Friday.  The image presents the

June 26, 2011