Rapidly intensifying storm hits Ireland and UK

Rapidly intensifying storm hits Ireland and UK

Storm Doris rapidly intensified as it moved over Ireland and the United Kingdom Thursday morning, February 23, 2017, bringing powerful winds, heavy rain and snow. As of late afternoon, at least one person has been killed. Doris tracked across Ireland and the United…

‘Weather Bomb’ – Explosive cyclogenesis in the Atlantic

‘Weather Bomb’ – Explosive cyclogenesis in the Atlantic

A low pressure system underwent what is known as "explosive cyclogenesis" – or less formally became a "weather bomb" – when it intensified rapidly with a steep decline in pressure, between Greenland and Iceland late on Monday and early on Tuesday. Th