Tag Archives: Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Nicole Heading for Bermuda

Hurricane Nicole has continued strengthening and is now category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale with sustained winds near 130 mph. It is forecast to pass either directly over or very close to Bermuda later today. Whilst Bermuda sits … Continue reading

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Global tropical storms, heavy rain and snow

With the weather in the UK still relatively settled we take a look at where the weather may have an impact around the world in the coming days. Hurricane Nicole in the Atlantic Since yesterday Nicole, located in the Atlantic … Continue reading

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Latest News on Hurricane Matthew and other Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Matthew Hurricane Matthew’s passage across Cuba and Hispaniola resulted in some weakening, although it retained its status as a ‘major’ (category 3 or greater) hurricane, which it has now held for almost six days. No other Atlantic hurricane in … Continue reading

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Record levels of Pacific tropical cyclone activity continue

The Pacific Ocean has seen an extremely high number of tropical cyclones during the early part of this season, with several more tropical storms developing over the weekend. Across the whole Pacific Ocean nine tropical cyclones have formed in the … Continue reading

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Humberto is the first hurricane in a quiet season so far

The Atlantic hurricane season is usually reaching its peak during the first half of September, but so far the season has been very quiet. Humberto has just become the first hurricane of the Atlantic season. In the last 70 years … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Sandy heading for Jamaica and Cuba

It may be late October, but the Atlantic hurricane season is still in full swing. At this time of year the strongest storms usually develop in the Caribbean Sea and this is where Tropical Storm Sandy has been gathering strength in … Continue reading

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Does the jet stream affect hurricanes?

Many news and weather articles, including our own blog, have reported recently that the UK’s wet summer is caused by the jet stream being situated further south than usual for this time of year. However, some have questioned whether there … Continue reading

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