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Met Office predicts slightly above-average Atlantic hurricane season
The Met Office is predicting that the most likely number of tropical storms to form in the Atlantic between June and November will be 14 according to its long-range Atlantic tropical storm forecast for 2016 released today. There is a … Continue reading
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Another unusual January hurricane forms
Just two days ago we reported how Pali had become a very unusual out-of-season hurricane in the North Pacific. This afternoon another unusual hurricane has formed – this time in the North Atlantic. The hurricane season for both these regions … Continue reading
Cyclone Chapala approaching the Arabian Peninsula
Cyclone Chapala, currently over the Arabian Sea is expected to strengthen to the strongest category of Super Cyclonic Storm this weekend which means that sustained winds will be in excess of 140 mph, with gusts likely to be in excess … Continue reading
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