Category Archives: Tropical cyclones

Water vapour transport by tropical cyclones over East Asia

By Liang Guo When talking about tropical cyclones (TCs), people tend to think about gusty winds and heavy rain. These weather phenomena impress us due to the immense impacts on our surroundings. However, these weather phenomena are short-lived. Most TCs … Continue reading

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Not all Atlantic waves are good for surfing …

By Simon Rowell We’re now well into the North Atlantic Hurricane Season (generally taken from 1 June to 30 November each year, with the busiest months usually August and September). When a tropical depression gets named it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a … Continue reading

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A storm by any other name … ?

By Tom Frame Tropical cyclones have featured heavily in the weather news over the past couple of weeks. Last week the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season (Arthur) struck the eastern seaboard of the USA. This week Typhoon … Continue reading

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