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Tag Archives: hurricanes
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Atlantic hurricane season, canada, gales, heavy rain, Hurricane Nicole, hurricanes, Mediterranean, pacific, Rockies, snow, tropical cyclones in the Pacific, usa Comments Off on Global tropical storms, heavy rain and snow
Active tropical storms in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans
As we head into the peak of the northern hemisphere tropical storm season, there are tropical storms active in the North Atlantic and across the North Pacific. Here is a roundup of current activity: North Atlantic Gaston recently became the … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Gaston, hurricanes, Met Office Storm Tracker, North Atlantic, North Pacific, rain, strong winds, tropical storms Comments Off on Active tropical storms in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 2012 hurricane season, Arabian Sea, Atlantic hurricane season, Bahamas, Caribbean Sea, Haiti, hurricanes, Jamaica, Sandy, South China Sea, tropical cyclone, Tropical Storm Son-Tinh, Tropical Storm Tony Comments Off on Tropical Storm Sandy heading for Jamaica and Cuba
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Atlantic, Atlantic hurricane season, El Niño-Southern Oscillation, hurricane, Hurricane Andrew, hurricanes, Jet stream, Met Office, summer, tropical storm, tropical storms, UK, weather Comments Off on Does the jet stream affect hurricanes?