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The latest on Hurricane Matthew
Hurricane Matthew has weakened over the past 24 hours and is now a category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 75 mph and is currently centred just off the South Carolina coast. Matthew made landfall just to the north-east of Charleston, … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged flooding, florida, Goergia, Haiti, hurricane, Hurricane Matthew, rain, rainfall, South Carolina, tropical cyclone, tropical storm, tropical storm aere, tropical storm nicole, Virginia, wind 1 Comment
The latest on Hurricane Matthew
Hurricane Matthew has continued to slowly weaken and is currently a category 2 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Matthew is expected to move north, then northeast through the rest of Saturday along the coast of South Carolina, before turning east … Continue reading
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What next for Hurricane Matthew?
Yesterday Hurricane Matthew strengthened to category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale as it crossed the Bahamas. The eye of the hurricane passed just west of Nassau between New Providence and North Andros islands. Later in the day it … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 2016 hurricane season, florida, Haiti, heavy rain, hurricane, Hurricane Matthew, Hurricane Nicole, tropical cyclone, tropical storm Comments Off on What next for Hurricane Matthew?
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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Northern hemisphere tropical cyclone season starts to peak
Climatologically, tropical cyclone activity across the northern hemisphere often peaks in the period from late August through the first half of September. This year is no exception with six tropical cyclones currently active across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Pacific … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Azores, Bermuda, flooding, florida, Gulf of Mexico, hawaii, hurricane, Hurricane Gaston, Hurricane Lester, Hurricane Madeline, Hurricane Wilma, Japan, Japan Meteorological Agency, National Hurricane Center, NOAA, torrential rain, tropical cyclone, tropical storm, Typhoon, Typhoon Lionrock Comments Off on Northern hemisphere tropical cyclone season starts to peak
Global Weather this week – updated 7 June 2016
We might be seeing some heavy showers and thunderstorms here in the UK today, but the weather in other parts of the world is much more volatile with storms, floods and heatwaves. North America In North America Tropical Storm Colin … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Australia, Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Darwin, Europe, florida, France, Met Office, North America, Paris, Seine 2 Comments
Tropical Strom Isaac likely to make landfall as Cat 2 Hurricane
Tropical Strom Isaac was located about 120km WSW of Key West at 4am (UK time) on Monday 27 August, and continues to move west north west. Mean wind speeds of 65 mph have been observed by the United States National Hurricane Center aircraft. … Continue reading
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