Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Hurricanes Likely to Get Stronger & More Frequent

A new study by Kerry Emanuel, a prominent hurricane researcher at MIT, found that, contrary to previous findings, tropical cyclones are likely to become both stronger and more frequent in the years to come, especially in the western North Pacific, where storms can devastate the heavily populated coastlines of Asian nations. Emanuel's research showed the same holds true for the North Atlantic, where about 12 percent of the world's tropical cyclones spin each year

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