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A total of 17 tropical storms formed in the Atlantic in 2017. "This year may not be quite as active, but still probably normal to slightly above normal," said AccuWeather hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski. The forecasters expect three or four of the named storms to make landfall in the United States, compared ...
After a devastating hurricane season for the United States in 2017, forecasters are predicting a near normal to slightly above-normal year with between 12 to 15 tropical storms. Of those storms, 6 to 8 are forecast to become hurricanes and 3 to 5 are forecast to become major hurricanes. “Last year we had ...

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A wet weather system spinning to life in the warm, humid air around the Hawaii Islands was taking aim at the Bay Area Monday, threatening to bring several inches of rain later this week, forecasters said. The moisture-rich atmospheric river — called by some the 'Pineapple ...
Cyclone Josie: Four dead, major flooding as tropical storm batters Fiji. Updated 3 April 2018, 15:30 AEST. By Yara Murray-Atfield. Fiji is reeling from the impact of tropical Cyclone Josie that has left at least four people dead and caused major flooding. Cyclone Josie floods Fiji (Credit: ABC). Fiji is reeling from the impact of a ...
The trough of Tropical Storm Caloy (internationally known as Jelawat) will continue to affect parts of Luzon even if it has left the Philippine area of responsibility by Wednesday morning, according to the the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). The Bicol ...
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Storm Jelawat on March 28 at 12:11 a.m. EDT (0411 UTC) and saw coldest cloud top temperatures (purple) around the storm's center. Credit: NASA JPL/Heidar Thrastarson. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that Tropical Storm Jelawat was ...

A disaster relief group has released numbers to KFDM showing Port Arthur's population has gone down by 5,000 since Harvey hit. As a result, the city is in danger of losing federal funding. Nearly seven months since Harvey flooded Port Arthur, homes in Vista Village, one of the hardest hit neighborhoods, remain damaged ...
Watch the weather update issued by Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration at 4:00 PM, March 26, 2018. ADVERTISEMENT. Don't miss out on the latest news and information. View comments. Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily ...
On March 23 at 12:36 a.m. EDT (0436 UTC) the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Nora as it continued moving between northern Australia and New Guinea. The image was created at NASA's ...
Cyclone Marcus first blew through the Australian city of Darwin as the equivalent of a strong tropical storm on March 17 but has since strengthened. The tropical cyclone will curve back round, turning east and heading toward Perth on the south-west coast over the weekend, however the public have been ...
The tropics are very active with three storm areas to focus on including one which may impact New Zealand at Easter (although too early to lock in and doesn't look as strong as previous storms - but one to watch). Cyclone Marcus continues west of Australia while another cyclone to Australia's north is ...
Severe Tropical Storm Eliakim made landfall in north-eastern Madagascar on 16 March in Maroantsetra district, which was one of the districts most affected by Tropical Cyclone Enawo in 2017. After 48 hours of heavy rain, winds and floods in the north and north-eastern areas of Madagascar, Eliakim left the ...
At least 17 people died when a tropical storm hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend, authorities said. More than 6,000 people were displaced by the storm, called Eliakim, the National Office of Risk and Disaster Management said in a statement late on Sunday. The tropical storm hit the island's ...
In recent years we have witnessed intense tropical storms that have taken many thousands of human lives and caused massive destruction. For example in 2005, hurricane Katrina killed more than 2,000 people and caused damage worth about NOK 800 billion. In 2016, hurricane Matthew swept across ...
At least 17 people have been killed, and over 6 000 displaced after a tropical storm hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend, Reuters reported. The tropical storm hit the island's Mananara region, 635 km northeast of Antananarivo, on Saturday night and had a wind speed of 85 kilometres per hour and ...
A strong Pacific storm, also known as an "atmospheric river," is heading toward California will likely bring an extended period of rain to the Central Coast, forecasters said Monday. The warm "pineapple express" system is tapping into a deep plume of subtropical moisture, the National Weather Service said.
... for tropical storms through until Friday, while the North and provinces in the Central Plains are warned to expect the storms to hit from Wednesday. The Meteorological Department said on Tuesday morning a tropical storm could bring strong winds, hail thunderstorms to the Northeast and East until Friday.

At least 17 people died when a tropical storm hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend, authorities said. More than 6,000 people were displaced by the storm, called Eliakim, the National Office of Risk and Disaster Management said in a statement late on Sunday. The tropical storm hit the island's ...
At least 17 people have died when a tropical storm hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend, authorities say. More than 6000 ... The tropical storm hit the island's Mananara region, 635 km north-east of Antananarivo, on Saturday night and had a wind speed of 85km/h and gusts of 120km/h. In January, the ...
Tropical cyclone Marcus struck Australia as a tropical storm at about 18:00 GMT on 18 March. Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggest that the point of landfall was near 15.0 S, 124.3 E. Marcus brought 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of around ...
Severe Tropical Storm Eliakim made landfall in the Masoala Peninsula on 16 March at 10 a.m. local time. The weather system is expected to make a second landfall in the district of Mananara Nord in the afternoon of 16 March. Eliakim is expected to bring intense rainfall, which could trigger widespread and lifethreatening ...
Eliakim is moving southwest while intensifying to a strong tropical storm with expected maximum sustained winds near 69 mph (60 knots/11 kph). The storm is forecast to make landfall in northeastern Madagascar before turning southeast. Northern Madagascar is under a Yellow Alert. For forecast updates ...
Tropical storm Eliakim is forecast to strike Madagascar at about 06:00 GMT on 16 March. Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggest that the point of landfall will be near 15.8 S, 50.7 E. Eliakim is expected to bring 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of ...
Tropical storm Eliakim is forecast to strike Madagascar at about 12:00 GMT on 16 March. Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggest that the point of landfall will be near 15.9 S, 50.0 E. Eliakim is expected to bring 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of ...
Tropical storm Fifteen is forecast to strike Australia at about 06:00 GMT on 16 March. Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggest that the point of landfall will be near 10.7 S, 132.3 E. Fifteen is expected to bring 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of ...
But hear us out: having backup in case the power goes out is especially important in a place prone to tropical storms and earthquakes, like the kind that have rattled the Oaxaca region. If you're bringing just a phone, Ms. Misra notes you should get along quite well with a smaller one. But if you're traveling ...
The city's planning and community development director says city council members want to return to normal life after Tropical Storm Harvey. “Certainly they're concerned about keeping the city clean and making the city attractive,” Kelvin Knauf said. “Signs in the rights-of-way, we'll be enforcing the high ...
Tropical storm Eliakim is forecast to strike Madagascar at about 06:00 GMT on 16 March. Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggest that the point of landfall will be near 15.8 S, 50.7 E. Eliakim is expected to bring 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of ...
Queensland cyclone threat satellite map radar BOM. Queensland cyclone threat: Winds of 90kmh will smash the Solomon Islands. Australia's Bureau of Meteorology has increased the chances of a tropical storm, which is currently forming off the coast of Queensland, turning into a cyclone tomorrow.
On March 12 at 10:50 a.m. EDT (1450 UTC) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Storm 13P's cloud top temperatures in infrared light. MODIS found cloud top temperatures of strongest thunderstorms were as cold as or ...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers acted to preserve life and property when it released historic amounts of water from Dam B during Tropical Storm Harvey, it said in a motion asking to dismiss a suit brought by Orange County residents claiming the government illegally took their property for its own use by ...
The $11 million federally funded project is in response to major erosion in the wake of Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm Irma. Congress appropriated the funds on an emergency basis after a Corps study determined that the storms claimed much of the sand from a $30 million beach renourishment ...
Federal disaster officials are ending a program that paid for hotel rooms for more than 27,000 Florida households in the wake of Hurricane Irma. FEMA officials announced Tuesday that the short-term emergency sheltering program will end March 10, six months after Irma hit the Sunshine State.
BRITAIN will be as warm as the Med this weekend as a tropical storm brings 15C temperatures - and thunderstorms. Today sees the last of the "Pest from the West" as hot air brings temperatures to rival those in Rome. Britain is to see a tropical blast as mild air sweeps in from the Atlantic. 6. Britain is to see ...
2. It will spread rain over the East Coast by early tonight. As the storm cranks up, wind-driven downpours will cause street and highway flooding. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain looks likely from NYC to Boston. Onshore gales will send massive waves into the beaches, and there will be overwash, especially ...
“Operationally, the National Hurricane Center continued to issue advisories and maintained tropical storm warnings and watches for portions of southeastern Florida and the northwestern Bahamas (on Philippe) since there was an unusually high-level of uncertainty in real-time regarding the structure of ...
Cyclone Gita, now downgraded to a tropical storm, has brought strong winds, heavy rain and large swells to many parts of New Zealand. Seven regions declared a State of Emergency and many places recorded greater than their average monthly rainfall for February in the space of just one or two days.
“Operationally, the National Hurricane Center continued to issue advisories and maintained tropical storm warnings and watches for portions of southeastern Florida and the northwestern Bahamas (on Philippe) since there was an unusually high-level of uncertainty in real-time regarding the structure of ...
Model Explains Huge Recurring Rainstorms in Tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans. Jan. 26, 2016 — A new model explains three fundamental features of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Its huge size, its timescale of about 45 days, and why the tropical storm clouds always move toward the ... read more ...
... Tropical storm SMASHES Australia – where is it now? TROPICAL Cyclone Kelvin battered Western Australia on Sunday with heavy rains, flood alerts and power shortages. But where is the raging weather front now? By Sebastian Kettley. PUBLISHED: 16:38, Mon, Feb 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 21:09, Mon, Feb 19, 2018 ...
The cyclone hit Tonga hard on Monday night, causing widespread destructions and flooding as the tropical storm teared through the main island of Tongatapu, just south of the capital, Nuku'alofa, with winds exceeding 124mph at landfall. Gita has already caused extensive damage in Samao and American ...
Some 200 to 300 millimetres of rain is expected to pour down on Mindanao, which is home to 20 million people and one that does not usually fair well from the impact of tropical storms. Its vulnerability is partially due to the recent explosion in the population that has led to major changes to the island's ...
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa >> Some damage to buildings and wide-spread power outages were reported on American Samoa early today, a day after tropical storm Gita passed near the U.S. territory in the South Pacific. The port and airport in Pago Pago were closed Friday because of the storm, which ...
One South Georgia city's mayor said the city is expecting a check in the mail soon to cover damage costs from Tropical Storm Irma. Sylvester Mayor Bill Yearta said the city's FEMA reimbursement application has been approved. In September 2017, 85 percent of people in Sylvester didn't have power at the ...
At least 17 die in Madagascar tropical storm. Africa; Monday 19 March 2018 - 7:28am. File: Madagascar, one of the poorest countries on the planet, has been hit by about 40 cyclones and tropical storms over the past 10 years. Photo: Reuters. ANTANANARIVO - A powerful tropical storm which swept through Madagascar ...
GPM's Radar (DPR Ku Band) swath included exceptionally powerful storms within a large intense feeder band that was wrapping around the eastern side of the tropical storm. GPM's DPR revealed that these strong convective storms were dropping rain at a rate of more than 264 mm (10.4 inches) per hour.
George Staby and his wife traveled from Arizona to New York and boarded a Silversea ship, expecting an enjoyable cruise through New England and Canada. But Tropical Storm Jose, which became one of the longest-lived Atlantic hurricanes in recorded history, had other plans for the Stabys.
Cyclone Gita, now downgraded to a tropical storm, has brought strong winds, heavy rain and large swells to many parts of New Zealand. Seven regions declared a State of Emergency and many places recorded greater than their average monthly rainfall for February in the space of just one or two days.
Model Explains Huge Recurring Rainstorms in Tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans. Jan. 26, 2016 — A new model explains three fundamental features of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Its huge size, its timescale of about 45 days, and why the tropical storm clouds always move toward the ... read more ...
Cyclone Kelvin update: Tropical storm SMASHES Australia – where is it now? TROPICAL Cyclone Kelvin battered Western Australia on Sunday with heavy rains, flood alerts and power shortages. But where is the raging weather front now? By Sebastian Kettley. PUBLISHED: 16:38, Mon, Feb 19, 2018 ...


 

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