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Unsettled weather for Europe and further afield

A warm plume of air has extended north from Africa into continental Europe, and is the focus for some potentially severe thunderstorms this weekend. The risk will transfer east from France on Saturday to Germany and the Alps on Sunday … Continue reading

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Multiple tropical cyclones in the Pacific

The Pacific Ocean has seen a lot of early season tropical cyclone activity with a total of 11 cyclones forming before the end of June. This included some intense systems such as typhoons Higos, Maysak, Noul and Dolphin in the … Continue reading

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Two cyclones to hit Australia

Whilst here in the UK, we are coming towards the end of our winter season, Australia is coming towards the end of summer, but is in the middle of its cyclone season, and unusually there are currently two tropical cyclones … Continue reading

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Severe Tropical Storm Rammasun makes landfall in the Philippines

A severe tropical storm is bringing damaging winds and very high rainfall totals to the Philippines over the coming days as it heads over the island chain. Severe Tropical Storm Rammasun (also known locally as Typhoon Glenda) has already made … Continue reading

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Cyclone Phailin and more Pacific Typhoons

As per forecasts discussed in our blog last week, Cyclone Phailin struck the east coast of India over the weekend with winds estimated at near 130 mph. It brought a strong storm surge along the coast and more than 230 … Continue reading

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Cyclones set to strike India and the Philippines

While the tropical storm and cyclone season for the northern hemisphere has been relatively quiet this year, the last few weeks has seen a spike in activity with three tropical cyclones currently active. The north Indian Ocean sees tropical storms … Continue reading

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Typhoon Utor makes landfall in southeast China

Typhoon Utor is currently a strong tropical cyclone and has recently made landfall near Yangjiang, southeast China which is approximately mid-way between Hong Kong and Zhangjiang. Utor is currently moving slowly north-northwest and is expected to continue along this track for the next three days … Continue reading

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Cyclone twins form in the Indian Ocean

April to June each year usually sees the transition from the southern to the northern hemisphere tropical cyclone season. During this time it is possible to see cyclones in both hemispheres simultaneously. Furthermore, cyclone ‘twins’ sometimes develop at approximately the … Continue reading

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