COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Study: Dangerous storms peaking further north, south than in past
Description: Powerful, destructive tropical cyclones are now reaching their peak intensity farther from the equator and closer to the poles, according to a new study. The results of the study show that over the last 30 years, tropical cyclones - also known as hurricanes or typhoons - are moving poleward at a rate of about 33 miles per decade in the Northern Hemisphere and 38 miles per decade in the Southern Hemisphere. [Source: MIT News]
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Source: MIT News
Publish Date: 5/14/2014
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